Patent

Turkey

BASIC FACTS

Patent Protected
Product Patent and Process Patent
Patentable Inventions as per Patent Act
"Inventions which are novel, which surpass the State-of-the-Art and which are applicable in industry shall be protected by patents. "
Inventions not Patentable
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Non-Convention Application
Yes
Convention Application
Yes
PCT National Phase Application
Yes
Divisional Application
Yes
Patent of Addition
Yes
Patent of Importation (Patent of Introduction)
No
Others
No
Utility Model Protection is provided under Patent
Yes
Type of Application
Convention Application and Non-Convention Application
Time Period
30 Months
Extended Deadline
3 Months
Patent of Invention
20 Years
Utility Model Patent
10 Years
Design Patent
N/A
Extension of Foreign Patent
N/A
Exceptions (e.g. Pharmaceutical Patents)
N/A

PROSECUTION

Basic Number of Pages
N/A
Basic Number of Claims
N/A
Basic Number of Dependent Claims
N/A
Basic Number of Independent Claims
N/A
Types of Claims
Product-by-Process
Invention Specification
N/A
Language of Specification
Turkish or English or German or French
Translation required
Yes
Due date to file the translation
1 Month; further extension of 3 Months is feasible
Power of Attorney (In case of individual applicant, copy of passport is required)
Signed & Sealed
Deed of Assignment
Apostille
Priority Document, with required translation
Certified
Incorporation Certificate, with required translation
No
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate, with required translation
No
International Search Report (ISR), in case of PCT
Yes
International Preliminary Examination Report (IPEA), in case of PCT
Yes
Declaration of Ownership
No
Declaration of Nationality
No
Copy of Inventor's Passport
No
Other Documents
No
Applicability of Examination
Mandatory
Time of Examination
Pre-Publication
Time Frame from the Date of Application
1-2 Months
Deadline to File the Reply
3 Months
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
No
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
1-2 Months
Applicability of Examination
Mandatory
Time of Examination
Pre-Publication
Time Frame from the Date of Application
6 Months
Deadline to File the Reply
6 Months
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
No
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
3-6 Months
Applicability of Examination
N/A
Time of Examination
N/A
Time Frame from the Date of Application
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
N/A
Applicability of Publication
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
18 Months
Applicability of Publication
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
24-36 Months

OPPOSITION

Applicability of Opposition
Yes