Please kindly be informed that all public agencies in Turkey, including the IP office (TURKPATENT) will be closed on Monday January 1, 2018 for New Year Holiday. Our office will be closed on this day as well. Our office as well with TURKPATENT will resume to work on Tuesday January 2, 2018. Deadlines for actions falling within said time period will accordingly be moved down to the first business day before holiday, namely Tuesday January 2, 2018.

Although our monitoring system will be maintained to attend to your urgent instructions, we would however highly appreciate if all instructions or correspondence involving deadlines falling on the said dates can be provided to us well in advance.

In addition to Saturdays and Sundays, the days on which the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TURKPATENT) and our office are not scheduled to be open to the public during 2018, are the following:

NEW YEAR: Monday January 1, 2018
CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL: Monday April 23, 2018
SOVEREIGNTY AND THE CHILD LABOURS’ DAY: Tuesday May 1, 2018
19 MAY THE COMMEMORATION OF ATATÜRK, YOUTH AND SPORTS DAY: Saturday May 19, 2018
RAMAZAN BAYRAMI (EID AL-FITR): Thursday June 14, 2018 (half day)Friday June 15, 2018
Saturday June 16, 2018
Sunday June 17, 2018
KURBAN BAYRAMI (EID AL-ADHA): Tuesday August 20, 201 (half day)Wednesday August 21, 2018
Thursday August 22, 2018
Friday August 23, 2018
Saturday August 24, 2018
VICTORY DAY: Thursday August 30, 2018
REPUBLIC DAY: Sunday October 28, 2018 (half day)Monday October 29, 2018

For further information, please refer to information notice No. EN12/2017 relating to the Non-Working Days in 2018 in Turkey from this link.

Thank you very much for your kind attention and understanding.