Bad faith can be sole ground for rejection, even without prior use
In Turkey, an opposition can be based on a trademark application being identical or similar to a previously registered trademark, the opponent’s genuine IP right or the applicant’s bad faith. Until recently, the Turkish Patent Institute accepted the bad-faith argument only if the opponent’s other arguments were valid and there was concrete evidence to support bad faith.
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