Senel Law Firm established in 1999 is mainly specialized in Intellectual Property matters including copyrights, unfair competition and other related areas of practice such as mass media, consumer protection, advertising and competition law. Legal representation covers non-contentious and contentious legal services, border measures while consultancy and multi-jurisdictional contractual matters are also within the area of our team.

Our founder

Our founder Mr. Mustafa Şenel, attorney at law & trademark & patent, practices in all aspects of Turkish patent and trademark law, with primary emphasis on litigation, dispute resolution, licensing, counseling and registration and prosecution. He counsels and advises numerous Turkish and foreign clients on patent and trade mark validity, infringement, and licensing matters, as well as other trademark matters for 10 years. He frequently evaluates and counsels clients with respect to potential patent and trademark infringement situations. He develops strategies for enforcing client patents or for challenging the patents of others, and implements those strategies via negotiation and/or litigation.

The office principally operated in trade related matters, trademark registration, patent registration and trademark infringement cases in Turkey. However, over the passing years the office became more active within the Intellectual Property field. Mustafa Senel, specializing in trade law, trademark registration, patent registration, trademark infringement cases and other related intellectual and industrial property rights . Senel Law Firm continues providing counsel to its clients in all matters related to intellectual property law such as trademark infringement cases, unfair competition, investigation of counterfeit goods, seizure of counterfeit goods and criminal actions, licence, assignment, franchising and distributorship agreements in Turkey.

Areas of Practice

Industrial Property Rights




■Geographical indications

■Plant varieties

■Chip topographies

■Domain names


■Data protection


Unfair competition