Artwork Ownership

Advising artists, start-ups and existing business on all arrays of the protection and exploitation of their valuable assets – Artworks –

While art is not a regulated sector under Turkish Law, the laws governing the arts ownership and rights are well established, substantially in parallel with the EU legislation. Turkish Courts for Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights are well specialized, and highly competent to resolve disputes arising out of art related transactions and infringement of artwork related rights.

We have a unique experience in arts related transactions and disputes. Our lawyers negotiate, litigate and advise our clients on a wide range of legal matters involving works of art. We serve our clients on legal matters involving:

  • Art Transactions
  • License Agreements
  • Taxation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Due Diligence
  • Data Protection
  • Disputes Over Ownership
  • Professional Liability
  • Rights of Artwork Owners
  • Transfer of Intellectual Property
  • Joint Ownership of artworks
  • Copyrights in artworks and reproductions of art
  • Authenticity disputes
  • Lawsuits for Cancellation of Registered Designs, Patents and Trademarks
  • Moral and Fiscal Rights on Artworks
  • Criminal Defense concerning Intellectual Property Rights

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