IP Solution Partner
in Turkey

Utility Model Prosedure


Utility models are examined formally by TPI upon receipt of the application and they become subject to publication when there is no restriction on registration.

  Opposition Terms:

Third parties have right to file opposition against utility model applications during 3 months following the publication.

Applicant has right to submit counter-view against third party’s opposition within 3 months after the opposition term ends. Moreover, applicant can make changes on the description in the light of opposed parts.  

  Use of Patent:

Likewise patents applicant should prove working of a utility model within 3 years of registration decision is published.

Document proving working should be an official one provided by one of those organizations: Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Professional Organizations with Public Institution Status, Certified document of Customs Declaration.

  License Offer:

Applicants who do not use their inventions may offer for license before TPI to publish for intendeds.