Partner Yasemin Aktas is an IP litigator and Turkish trademark and patent attorney who has 12 years’ experience practising IP law in Turkey. She advises on a wide range of IP issues and transactions regarding trademarks, designs, domain names, tradenames and copyright, working with foreign and multinational clients from various industries in implementing IP protection, litigation and enforcement strategies and portfolio management. Ms Aktas has wide experience in building anti-counterfeiting strategies, including customs monitoring, raids, seizures and settlement negotiations. She is a member of the INTA Anti-counterfeiting Committee, Marques Dispute Resolution Team and ECTA Publication Committee and has been selected as a member of the IP Experts Group to assist the International Anti-counterfeiting Coalition IP Advisory Board. Ms Aktas has been ranked among the top tier IP professionals in Turkey by the *WTR 1000* and the *IAM Patent 1000* and has been listed as Recommended Lawyer by *LEGAL500*.