Baris Atalay

European Patent Attorney at ALFA PATENT STAN ADVOKA Ltd Co

Baris Atalay became a Turkish patent agent in 2003 and a European patent attorney in 2011. He is one of the first people to become a European patent attorney in Turkey following the country’s accession to the European Patent Convention.

Mr Atalay holds a BSc in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Istanbul and an MA in European studies of science, technology and society from Maastricht University. He obtained the certificate in patent litigation in Europe from the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) of Strasbourg University.

Mr Atalay has been a member of the epi Council since 2014 and the epi Professional Education Committee since 2017; he became a member of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property in 2011, sitting on the Turkey Board since 2017 and the Programme Committee between 2014 and 2018. Mr Atalay is also a member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys and of the European Patent Litigators Association.

Mr Atalay is registered as a court expert in the Specialized IP Courts of Istanbul. His academic engagements include teaching at epi and the CEIPI, and lecturing in IP law at the Biomedical Engineering Faculty of Bahcesehir University, Istanbul.

Mr Atalay has authored the following books in Turkish:

  • Essential Guidelines for Patent Attorneys, Legal Publication, October 2013;
  • Introduction to Patent Law, Legal Publication, November 2014; and
  • Claim Drafting Techniques, Legal Publication, March 2017.

He authored the patent part of Turkish Patent Attorneys Examination Questions & Answers (Aristo Publication, September 2019).

Mr Atalay is involved in patent drafting for international teams of researchers active in Turkish universities in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, software engineering and optics. He is also involved in the prosecution of inventions in the field of electrical household appliances. He deals with litigation cases in electronics and software engineering. In addition to in-office trainees, he has provided European Qualifying Examination tutoring to about 10 candidates in recent years for the pre-exam and main papers. He is fluent in English and French and has a working knowledge of German.

Professional associations

  • epi

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Dümen Sokak No 11
Gümüssuyu Is Merkezi Kat 4
Istanbul 34427

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