Uğur Aktekin

Partner at Gün + Partners

Uğur Aktekin is co-chair of the firm’s IP practice and the technology, media and telecoms industry practice. His IP practice focuses on trademarks, designs and copyrights.

He advises on implementing IP protection and enforcement strategies and portfolio management, representing clients before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, as well as cancellation, infringement and other court actions and domain name alternative dispute resolution proceedings, filing for interlocutory and precautionary injunctions, negotiating and drafting co-existence, settlement and licensing agreements.

Mr Aktekin has been involved in numerous anti-piracy campaigns, civil litigation, criminal raids and litigation involving software copyrights.

Mr Aktekin’s technology, media and telecoms practice covers media, advertising, consumer, internet, copyright law, which includes:

  • technology licensing;
  • information technologies;
  • computer software;
  • computer games;
  • data protection;
  • database protection;
  • data privacy;
  • domain names; and
  • television and film.

Mr Aktekin advises on all aspects of advertising and media law, including the clearance of advertisements, contracts, promotions and sweepstakes to various local and multinational companies primarily in the food and beverages, technology, media, telecoms and entertainment sectors. His data protection practice includes compliance with data protection legislation, inter-company data transfers and consolidation agreements, transfer of data to third parties or abroad, website privacy policies and terms of use under Turkish law.


  • Founder and president of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys of Turkey
  • International Bar Association
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • International Trademark Association, Data Protection Committee
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • International Technology Law Association
  • Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance
  • Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey

Firm details

Gün + Partners
Kore Sehitleri Cad 17
Istanbul 34394

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