Partner at NSN Law Firm
Gülay Göksu is co-chair of NSN Law Firm’s trademark and patent law practice. She became a partner in 2018 and graduated from the Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law in 2007.
Ms Göksu is qualified both as a trademark and patent attorney in Turkey. She provides consultancy and advice to local and international clients in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food and beverages, telecommunication, sport, automotive, textile and fashion. She is actively involved in all procedures and represents her clients before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, litigations in courts and the negotiation and drafting of coexistence, settlement and licensing agreements.
Ms Göksu has handled many lawsuits related to complex pharmaceutical patents and transactions both before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and specialised IP courts. Both in 2019 and 2020 she was listed among the world’s leading patent professionals by IAM Patent 1000. In addition, she has been repeatedly recognised as one of the leading individuals in the area of trademark enforcement and litigation in Turkey by WTR 1000.
Ms Göksu is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. In 2020 she sat on the INTA Non-Traditional Mark Committee Enforcement Committee and Enforcement Committee and is a current member of the Legislation Working Group of AIPPI Turkey.
Ms Göksu is also a lecturer at the NSN Academy, which was established by NSN Law Firm to educate university students and junior lawyers in intellectual property pro bono.