Gonca Adalı Başmakcı

Head of Trademark Department at Ankara Patent Bureau

Gonca Adalı Başmakcı joined Ankara Patent Bureau team in 2002. She received her bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from Bilkent University and her master’s in production and marketing from Gazi University. She joined a two-year programme at the Institute of Justice to improve her skills and broaden her horizons. She is fluent in English and proficient in French.

Ms Adalı Başmakçı currently works as a patent and trademark attorney. Before being promoted to head of the trademark department in 2011, she worked for the foreign applications department of the Ankara Patent Bureau for almost nine years. Her areas of expertise cover portfolio management, strategy development for trademark application processes, registration and enforcement procedures for both local and foreign clients.

Working closely with global institutions and gathering international experience, Ms Adalı Başmakçı has a profound understanding of the field. She has represented numerous local and foreign companies in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textile, electronics, food and beverages. She has successfully conducted numerous patent and trademark procedures before the Turkish Trademark and Patent Office.

Ms Adalı Başmakçı believes that knowledge and experience must be shared in order to support the national economy and industry, which is why she is a diligent lecturer. She teaches prominent IP matters, such as local and international trademark procedures. She is also as a registered expert for IP courts since 2019. In order to keep up with the new developments and follow the latest issues, she regularly attends international conferences and represents Ankara Patent Bureau in high-profile organisations.

Ms Adalı Başmakçı is also a notable member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Turkey and INTA.

Professional associations

  • INTA

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Ankara Patent Bureau
Bestekar Caddesi 10
Ankara 06680

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