Irmak Yalçıner

Irmak YALÇINER is a registered Turkish patent and trademark attorney working as a partner at Yalçıner Patent since 2007. She holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree from Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Design. She has experience in industrial property implementations, infringement and invalidity analysis particularly in trademark and design registration and prosecution, also served as expert witness at Intellectual Property Civil Courts in Turkey in this respect.

She has worked as WIPO Consultant at The Hague Unit on developing guidelines on proper disclosure of industrial designs in 2014. She is at the Board of AIPPI Turkey, member of AIPPI Designs Standing Committee and FICPI Designs Committee. She has publications on design registration implementations covering different jurisdictions and giving lectures on design law implementations at Atılım University in Ankara. She is a member of AIPPI, FICPI and INTA.