Canan is an experienced patent attorney, who represents clients before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. She advises a broad range of patent-related issues which include patent protection strategies, patentability analysis, portfolio management, and preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the Turkish Patent Office and the European Patent Office in various areas of technology. She is also experienced in performing freedom to operate searches, preparing freedom to operate opinions and patent landscape reports within Turkey.
She enjoyed over 6 years experience as a prosecution and litigation practitioner with Turkish IP firm, Deris Patents and Trademarks Agency A.S. In that capacity she drafted patents, and gained experience in patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and patent litigation. She worked for a variety of clients including leading European and Japanese corporations. In addition she supervised and mentored junior attorneys and senior paralegals in patent prosecution.
Canan has graduated from the Chemistry Department of the Bogazici University. She took a variety of trainings in the IP field including EPO Praktika Intern, and presented the Turkish patent law, the European patent law and procedures to companies and academic staff of the universities. She has passed papers A and B of the EQE, and is on the way to become a qualified European Patent Attorney.
Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)