S.Murat Çelikten

S. Murat Çelikten, founder of Murat Law office, attended Ankara College and received his JD in Ankara University Faculty of Law. He also received a master degree in Ankara University Social Sciences Institute, on European Community Law. He specially focuses on legal remedies against software counterfeiters, damages under arbitral proceedings and trade secrets in recent days.

His published books such as “Turkish Competition Law", “World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies (Turkey)”, “Consumer Protection in A Global Economy” are the most well-known ones. He is writer of numerous articles published in economical and legal magazines on franchising and distribution agreements, merger and acquisitions, intellectual property rights, trademarks, industrial designs, patents, and other actual law matters.

As the founder of Murat Law Office, he is still serving foreign and Turkish clients on merger and acquisitions, international investment procedure, energy law, franchising, arbitration, intellectual and industrial property law issues. He is in close collaboration with Maltese, Italian, Swiss, USA, UK and German law societies, individuals and authorities.

He is fluent English and he is beginner in German. He is still continuing his career as a lawyer registered to Ankara Bar Association and trademark and patent agent registered in Turkish Patent Institute. He is a member of IBA (The International Bar Association) and INTA (The International Trademark Association).