Practice Areas

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The short-beaked common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis) extensively inhabit all seas of Turkey. In the last 40 years, the population of the species has fallen by 50% due to overfishing and degradation of habitats.

Information And Communication Technologies & Digital Media

We are one of the law firms in Turkey focusing on technology and digital business. Çukur & Partners is a TMT law firm rendering full scope of legal services for game-changing and innovation companies at all sizes and every stage of business cycle.

Çukur & Partners’s technology and media lawyers are pragmatic, straight-forward, open-minded and agile, like as our clients.

At our information and communication technologies and digital media practice, Çukur & Partners’s tech lawyers understand not only the legal aspects of IT business and projects, but also the technology itself and how these two fit together with our clients’ strategy. We guide our clientele as their trusted advisor, identifying commercial opportunities and helping them overcome legal obstacles.

Beyond the professional skills of our technology lawyers, we pride ourselves on our commercial acumen, fostered through an applied knowledge of the diverse and ever-changing commercial models available within the sector.

As considering information and communication technologies and digital media sector is one of the highly regulated industries in Turkey, Çukur & Partners’s TMT team guides these companies to advance in a legal security at their relations with governmental and regulatory bodies by means of our compliance, regulatory and governmental services. In addition, we legally facilitate them access to governmental encouragements, incentives and grants as well as helping tech and digital business companies at governmental procurement processes and contracts.

At every step of their success journey, technology, telecom and digital media lawyers of Çukur & Partners provides a full service comfort to the companies at these businesses through our multi-disciplinary service approach, including corporate, M&A, finance & capital markets, commercial and international trade, intellectual property and employment & labor practices.

While a variety of IT and media contracts and agreements constitute a considerable part of our TMT law practice, rendering all kind of transactional and legal protection services for our clients’ innovations and intellectual property rights in terms of trademarks, patents, copyrights, designs, soft and digital assets.

We live in a world where data, privacy and cyber security acquire a new meaning, significance and value. Therefore, Çukur & Partners’s data protection, privacy and cyber security law service is one of the key elements for tech, telecom and media companies at the process of growth.

From start up to emerging tech businesses, from high growth companies to leading international technology conglomerates, at Çukur & Partners’s TMT practice, we widely advise to media, digital and tech companies, their owners, investors, financers and funds at M&A, private equity, venture capital, angel investment, seed, early stage and growth fund-rising transactions as well as crowd funding and all other types of capital market transactions.

In terms of technology and media companies, Çukur & Partners represent them at all kinds of TMT, IT, IP, data protection, media, technology, corporate, commercial, regulatory and employment disputes, as well as arbitration, mediation and litigation procedures.

Areas of Focus

  • Compliance to Information Technology and Communication Technology Regulations 
  • Governmental and Regulatory Body Permits, Licences and Transactions
  • TMT Law
  • Information Technology Agreements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Seed, Early Stage and Growth Fund-raising
  • License, Know-how and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Technology Transfer 
  • Outsourcing
  • End User Licence Agreement
  • Support Level Service Agreement
  • Production Partner Agreement
  • Re-seller Agreements
  • Development Agreements
  • IP Rights & Agreements
  • Domain Names
  • Software
  • Hardware
  • E-Commerce
  • Digital Technologies
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Entertainment and Games
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Mobile Applications
  • Media
  • Fintech
  • Payment Systems
  • Digital Currency & Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Internet of Things
  • Marketing, Advertising and Adtech
  • Social Media
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Big Data
  • Market Places
  • Open Sourcing and Crowdsourcing
  • Telecom
  • Governmental Incentives and Encouragements
  • Technoparks
  • Data Protection Regulations and Compliance
  • Privacy
  • Cyber Security
  • Protection of Reputation

LAWYER INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2019 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the year

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY EXPERTS AWARDS – 2018 – Information Technology Law Firm of Turkey

ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS – 2011- Patent Law Firm of Turkey