Binnaz Başaran

Binnaz BAŞARAN TARHAN is a graduate of Çankaya University Faculty of Law. Following her internship in 2004-2005, she was registered as an attorney-at-law at the Ankara Bar Association. She has been working as a Trademark Attorney and lawyer at Yalçıner Patent since 2012. She is responsible for filing and prosecuting applications to register trademarks and designs; handling oppositions, replies against office actions and counterstatements; handling well known trademark applications; and performing renewals, availability searches/watches, infringement analysis and follow-up procedures at a both national and international level. As a lawyer experienced in IP Rights, Binnaz drafts and negotiates license, assignment and co-existence agreements, draws up confidentiality/secrecy agreements and consults contracts. She also provides technical consultancy services to local and international clients on intellectual property rights and unfair competition disputes and maintains coordination with clients’ legal counsellors during judicial proceedings. Moreover, Binnaz has been serving as an expert witness in industrial property rights, particularly trademark cases since 2013.