Akkas & Associates Law Firm is a globally recognized Turkish patent law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish patent lawyers help clients PCT national phase entries in Turkey. The skills and backgrounds of Akkas & Associates patent attorneys are particularly well suited to aid clients in IP law practice area. Our IP attorneys are licensed to practice before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office. Their technical expertise is balanced with considerable litigation and business experience.

Our Turkish patent attorneys provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, protection such as ip litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing. Our attorneys also represent our clients in PCT national phase entries in TurkeyEuropean Patent validationpatent annuities in Turkey.

PCT National Phase Entries in Turkey

A PCT application in the National Phase can be filed in Turkey upon completion of the required documents. PCT applications entering into national phase are not subject to search procedure since International Search Reports are readily accepted by Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. After expiration of the 30-month period, Turkish translation may be filed within a month by paying an additional fee. The entry into national phase may be made belatedly within 3 months following the end of 30-month period, upon payment of the official filing fee with a fine.

PCT National Phase Entries in Turkey

Applications entering into national phase in Turkey under Chapter II are automatically prosecuted according to patent system with (substantive) examination whereas for applications entering into national phase in Turkey under PCT Chapter I, applicant has the option to choose either of the patent systems.

The information and documents required for entering the national phase of a PCT application in Turkey are as follows:

  • Copies of the request form
  • International publication
  • International Search Report
  • International Preliminary Examination Report (with annexes if any)
  • Any notification of change forms, if any

In addition, we also require the information as to how the applicant(s) obtained the right to apply for a patent from the inventor(s) for which no documentary evidence is required. The certified priority documents are not necessary.

No documents which should be executed by the applicant(s) and/or inventor(s), such as power of attorney, deed of assignment are required for filing a new patent application or entering the national phase of PCT application in Turkey.

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