(WIPO code: TR) (last revised February 2020)

by STOCK INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY SERVICES A.S., Istanbul

General Information

Area

779,452 sq. km.

Population

78 million (estimated).

Capital

Ankara, with over 5 million inhabitants.

Language

Turkish.

Currency

Turkish lira (TRY); 5.79 TRY = 1 U.S. dollar (November 2019).

Imports

(Jan. - Sept. 2019): U.S.$ 148 billion.

Exports

(Jan. - Sept. 2019): U.S.$ 126 billion.

(Source: Turkish Institute of Statistics).

 

Statistics (Jan. – Sept. 2019)
Filed Issued
Patents 12,761 10,047
Utility models 1,988 522
Industrial designs 9,202 8,521
Trade and service marks * 120,008 105,996

* The figures comprise also International Registrations applied for and those granted protection in Turkey in terms of the Madrid Protocol.
(Source: Turkish Patent and Trademark Office)