ANEXCLUSIVE SELLING CONTRACTS

With the law enacted in 9.11.2007, nuclear power plant construction and operation issues and principles of energy sales produced therein have been regulated. According to the new Law, the process for nuclear power plant establishment is to be initiated by the Minister. TAEK (Turkish Atomic Energy Authority) shall publish criteria for the companies which may…

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ACQUISITION OF RIGHTS ON INTELLECTUAL AND ARTISTIC WORK

According to the Turkish Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works (Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Kanunu, also known as FSEK), no. 5846, and to the international agreements, the intellectual and artistic works are classified into some specific types such as scientific and literature works, musical works, cinema works, fine artistic works and processed works. The rightful…

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LETTER OF CREDIT

In international trade, as a consequence of the nature of business transactions, there are some additional risks facing the buyer and seller, due to not knowing each other well. Different foreign exchange regime applications in both parties’ countries and probable political instability instances are the risk enhancing factors. Usage of banking transactions and technology in…

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RECOGNITON AND EXECUTION OF FOREIGN COURT’S DECREES

Commerce has been developing and bearing more importance in our age by means of the effect of globalization. Being indispensable for the economy and development of the countries , the problem concerning international trade is of great importance. Recognition and execution of foreign court’s decrees is one of the most interested matters in commerce for…

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DIVORCE CAUSES IN TURKISH LAW

Although every marriage is supposed to last forever anyone might need to divorce. Therefore we would like to indicate the divorce causes in the Turkish law. These causes are separated into two main groups: private and general. Adultery, attempt against life, cruelty and serious insult, infamous crime and dishonorable conduct, willful desertion, insanity. General divorce…

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ACTION FOR NULLITY OF DEVELOPMENT PLANS

A development plan is an essential element in all construction projects which indicates how a building should be built. In a residential area, how a land should be used is determined by means of development plans made by municipalities and in some cases by public entities and ministries. Development plans can be divided into two…

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THE SUIT FOR DAMAGES IN THE BREACH OF ECONOMIC RIGHTS OF AN INTELLECTUAL AND ARTISTIC WORK WITHIN THE FRAME OF THE LAW OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN TURKEY

According to the articles 70/2 and 80/2, paragraph 9 of the Law of the Intellectual Property Rights, the owners of the intellectual or artistic work or the owners of the related rights or the assignees ( licensees) whose economic rights such as processing, copyright, distribution, representation, publication rights are violated can claim for the material…

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