Hatice Ekici Tağa


Hatice Ekici Tağa advises multinational and Turkish companies in all areas of intellectual property with a specific focus on trademarks and patents. She is a registered Patent and Trademark Attorney with the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

She represents clients in Turkey before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for trademark and patent prosecution matters. She also provides advice regarding patentability of inventions, transfer of IP assets in large M&A transactions.

She has experience in and advises clients in management, recorded and protection soft IP assets as well.

Hatice also handles large franchising transactions in Turkey representing multinational food and beverage companies.

She advises clients in consumer law and e-commerce related issues including consumer complaints, warranty requirements, distant contracts. She also advises clients on prize-promotions, advertisement and other marketing campaigns.

She is admitted to Istanbul Bar Association and she is a licensed mediator. She is a member of the International Trademark Association.

Burak Özdağıstanli


Burak Özdağıstanli has extended experience advising multinational and Turkish clients in information technology, telecommunications, privacy, IP, copyright, gaming and regulatory fields.

He has a particular focus on privacy and technology transactions.

He has experience in a wide range of intellectual property related matters including software piracy matters, trademark litigation and media broadcast rights.

Burak advises and represents multinational clients in advertising, consumer and e-commerce issues. Further, he represents brand owners in their anti-counterfeiting and anti-smuggling efforts in Turkey before all levels of courts and administrative bodies.

He is admitted to Istanbul Bar Association. He is the general secretary of the Data Protection Commission of the Istanbul Bar Association. He also serves as a founding board member of the Data Protection Association.

He is a member of the IAPP where he previously served as the Istanbul KnowledgeNet Chapter Co-Chair and a Publications Advisory Board Member. He is a member of the ITechLaw Association.