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Moroğlu Arseven offers a true one stop shop to its clients, with its very strong IP, IT, telecommunications and media practices.
The firm provides a full range of legal support in TMT context, assisting highly regarded clients including major tech companies, digital markets and media clients, electronics giants, telecom providers and performing artists. The firm also asssists sports players, content creators, publishers, broadcasters, tournament organisers, producers, coaches, agents, ticketing agencies, venues, as well as promotion and advertising agencies.
The firm also regularly advises clients involved in financing or investing within these industries, such as financial institutions or private equity funds.
Moroğlu Arseven supports clients in all areas of telecommunication regulation including authorisation and notification proceedings, regulatory compliance, market entry and product liability. The firm also advises on consumer claims, infrastructure investments, connectivity, privacy, data protection, intellectual property, litigation and business transactions.
The firm’s experience covers the full spectrum of the telecom market technologies, including wireless, telephony, broadband, internet, satellite and submarine cables.
With its strong privacy and data protection practice, Moroğlu Arseven assisting clients with data breaches and crisis management, through to full scope compliance programs or the role data plays during corporate transactions. The team also deals with all issues regarding cybersecurity, data incident response, and post-incident remedies.
The firm assists social network providers for the compliance matters, helping them to fulfill their duties arising from the social media regulations and mitigate any risk of claims arising from social media user and third-party requests.
The team also helps clients whose rights are violated via social media contents, in their application to the social network providers, ICTA, RTSC and courts.
Moroğlu Arseven has consistently been at the forefront of interpreting media and advertising legislation, supporting clients and regulators to understand obligations, as well as applying these to modern technologies, such as internet and multimedia, digital rights, online gaming, and entertainment software, virtual or augmented reality.
The firm advises on all aspects of the payment systems, digital banking and crypto assets, along with relevant technologies and regulations.
Clients include banks, online lenders, investing and financial management providers, payment processors, securities brokerages, account information service providers, digital asset companies, payment service providers and other FinTech players.
The team assists with a full spectrum of issues including payment systems and services, e-money, digital banking, online, mobile payment platform services, e-wallets, cryptocurrencies, blockchain based technologies, digital tokens, digital assets, NFTs, open banking, AI, peer-to-peer lending, and crowdfunding, consumer finance.
The firm’s experienced intellectual property team works with TMT clients to establish, protect and commercialise intellectual property rights. In TMT sector, the team focusses on trademarks, industrial designs, patents, domain name rights, copyrighted works, celebrity image rights, as well as television formats and licensing.
The team provides a very structured IP portfolio management for TMT clients. Firm’s assistance generally involves drawing together multiple activities into a tailored and planned strategy and supporting intellectual assets throughout their full lifecycle. The firm regularly advices multinational clients to develop local strategies which align with and complement portfolio strategies at a regional or global level.
Moroğlu Arseven supports clients in high-stakes and complex settlement negotiations and lawsuits, customs processes, and as well as provide customized anti-counterfeiting programs, often involving innovative approaches, to clients.
The firm has established a reputation with clients for having solid expertise and capabilities on any type of intellectual property right, clear and concise guidance meeting each client’s expectations and commercial goals in Turkey. The firm represents clients before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for all types of trademark, industrial and patent-related administrative actions, including oppositions, and appeals, as well as license structuring of these.
Clients are supported on any registration of copyrighted works before Directorate General for Copyright. Patent litigation is also a strength of the firm, including complex issues.
As a thought leader, Moroğlu Arseven launched Tech Quarter | MA Blog on IT Law to provide the latest developments in TMT law, including internet, social media, entertainment, sports, and advertising matters, and more.