UNFAIR COMPETITION

This brief essay discusses the notion of unfair competition in the context of the Turkish Code of Commerce. These provisions apply to legal entities and individuals who commit unfair competition acts to promote their own products on the market to the disadvantage of the others, especially through Internet.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How the complainant may protect his rights against unfair competitors’ activities?
May the unfair competition activities require criminal punishment
What is the procedure and terms for a legal action against the offender?
What is the prerequisite of bringing an action against unfair competitor?
Which provision shall be applied in case of the unfair competition between businessmen dealing with different business activities?

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