Selma Akçakaya

Selma AKÇAKAYA holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Kırıkkale University. She also received a Master’s Degree in Human Relations Programme, Ankara University in 2017. Before joining Yalçıner Patent in 2015, she spent several years with another intellectual property firm.  She is responsible for filing and prosecuting applications to register trademarks and designs; handling oppositions, replies against office actions and counterstatements; domain name registration and renewal; handling well known trademark applications; and performing renewals, availability searches/watches, infringement analysis and follow-up procedures at a both national and international level. Selma has also been serving as an Expert Witness in Industrial Property Rights, particularly Trademark cases since 2017.