Before #trademark application in Turkey, you should check that your trademark has not been #previously registered by another person or company, or is too #similar to any other #registered trademark. You should also have a #search to determine whether your trademark is #distinctive or not.
According to #IP Code No. #6769;
ARTICLE 5- (1) The following signs set out below shall not be registered as a trademark:
b) Signs which are devoid of any distinctive character;
c) Signs which consist exclusively or includes as an essential element of signs or indications which serve in trade to designate the kind, type, characteristics, quality, quantity, intended purpose, value, geographical origin, or the time of production of goods or of the rendering of the services or other characteristics of goods or services,
ç) Signs which are identical to or indistinguishably similar to a trademark, which has been registered or which has been applied for registration, relating to identical goods and services or to goods and services of the identical type.