PROF.DR. ARZU OÐUZ    
Name : ARZU
Surname : OÐUZ
E-Mail : aoguz@law.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0 (312) 595 50 00-2168-2232
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF LAW
Department : Department of Intellectual Property Law
Personal Information

OFFICE HOURS: Friday 16.00 - 18.00 


EDUCATION


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Roman Law

1997

University of Munich

Munich, GERMANY

Thesis: Problems of Simulation from a History of Law and Comparative Law Perspective

 

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Private Law

1989

Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

Thesis: Negligent Liability (Culpa) in Roman and Contemporary Turkish Law

 

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

1986

Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

WORK EXPERIENCE


Member of Intellectual Property Academy

2017- Present

Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Dean 

2013- 2016

Faculty of Law at Ankara University                                                                                            

 

Professor of Law

2005- Present

Department of Comparative Law, Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Chair of Department of Comparative Law

2005 – Present

Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Member of the Board of the Student Houses

2005 – 2009

Ankara University

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Director of Research Center of Intellectual and Industrial Property

2000 – Present

Ankara University

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Chief Coordinator of ERASMUS International Exchange Program

2004 – 2005

Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Associate Professor

1999 – 2005

Department of Roman Law, Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Assistant Professor

1997 – 1999

Department of Roman Law, Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

Research Assistant

1988 – 1997  

Department of Roman Law, Ankara University - Faculty of Law

Ankara, TURKEY

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

National Conferences:
1.      Paper on “Public Performance of Musical Works in USA Law” in Utilization of Works in Radio-Television Broadcasting and Public Places and Copyright Summit held by Turkish Radio and Television Corporation on the date of 01/12/2004.
2.      Paper on “Copyright” in the conference held by Antalya Bar on 01/07/2005.
3.      Paper on “Copyright of Architecture” in the Panel held by “Turkish Architecture Association” on the date of 24/11/2006.
4.      Paper on “Improper Quotation and Plagiarism in Scientific Works” in the meeting held by Turkish Pharmacological Association” on the date of 14/12/2007.
5.       Paper on “The role of Comparative Law in the Legal Education” in the symposium on “Legal Education in the extent of International and Introduction to Attorney” held by Turkish Union of Bars on the date of 9/05/2008.
6.      Speech on “Protection of Geographical Indications as a type of Industrial Rights” with  Attorney Alp Alpaslan who is the head of Techno park of Ankara University addressing to the representatives of  chambers of various cities in the Panel held by The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey on the date of 22/07/2008.
7.      Speech on “Copyright” in the meeting held by Netherlands Alumni Association on the date of 6/02/2009.
8.      Paper on “The Role and Function of Comparative Law in Legislation in the light of Historical and Current Examples” in the meeting on “Rule Making and Adjudication” in the concept of “Ankara Faculty of Law Meetings” held by Ankara University Faculty of Law on the date of 17/04/2009.
9.      Paper on “Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore according to the Intellectual Property System” in the concept of workshop held by Ýstanbul Bilgi University on the date of 05/01/2010.
10.   Paper on “ Intellectual Property Rights and  University-Industry Cooperation” in the seminar on Conversion of Intellectual and Industrial Property into the Investment held by International Investors Association on the date of 21/10/2011.
11.  Paper on “The Content of the Programs of Legal Education in the Faculties of Law and Its reflection to the Professions of Judge and Prosecutor” in the symposium on Education of Members of Judgment to provide Effective and Efficient Judgment held by the Higher Board of Judges and Prosecutors in Antalya on the date of 23/10/2013.
12.  Paper on “Towards a Universal Legal Science, Comparative Law” in the conference held by Antalya Bar on the date of 22/11/2013.
13.  Paper on “Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property Law” in the symposium on Alternative Dispute Resolution held by Ankara University Faculty of Law on the date of 17/01/2014.
14.  Paper on “Nullity of Patent” at the “Functioning of Patent System and Patent Cases in Our Country” Symposium held by Ankara Bar on the 10 April 2015.
15.  Paper on Arbitration under Turkish Civil Procedure Code at the Conference on “Domestic and International Arbitration and Commercial Mediation Practices” held in Ankara University Faculty of Law on the 27 December 2016.
16.  Paper on An Analyses of Absence of Use as Ground of Cancellation of Trademarks under the New Industrial Property Act at the “Panel on New Industrial Property Act from the Viewpoint Judiciary” held by Ankara of University Intellectual and Industrial Rights Research and Application Center on 12 May 2017.
17.  Participation in Panel entitled “The Future of Business, Trademark, Patent, Innovation” organized by Ankara of University Intellectual and Industrial Rights Research and Application Center and TÜSÝAV on 8 January 2019.

 

International Conferences:

1.      Paper on “ Mixed Gift in a Mariage Relationship” in the SIHDA Congress on Legal, Social and Political Life of Women in Antique Age on September 2000.

2.     Paper on “Reform on Turkish Family Law” held by Tübingen Eberhardt Karls University in Germany on July 2004.

3.      Paper on “Turkish Intellectual Property Law” in the conference held by Forschungszentrum Rossendorf in Dresden/Germany on June 2006.

4.      Paper on “Turkish Trademark Law”  in the conference held by Deutsch-Türkisch-Juristenvereinigung in Augsburg/Germany on october 2006.

5.      Paper on “Divorce in Turkish Family Law” in the conference held by Freiburg Albert Ludwigs University in Germany on July 2007.

6.      Paper on “Intellectual Property Law Education in Turkey” in the conference held by Intellectual Property Educators Association in Newcastle/England on the date of 30/06/2008.

7.      Paper on “The role of Lex Mercatoria in the Decision of Arbitration” in the symposium on “International Arbitration” held by Turkish Union of Bars on the date of 09-10/01/2009.

8.      Paper on “Turkish Intellectual Property Law System” in the conference held by Inholland University in the concept of EU Project on Turkey’s Participation in European Knowledge Economy in Rotterdam on the date of 25/07/2009.

9.      Lecture on “The Legal Protection of Foreign Trademarks in Turkey” in the “Themis Summer School in Law” held by Berlin Frei University between the dates of 14/09/2009-16/09/2009 in Berlin/Germany on the date of 23/09/2009.

10.  Paper on “Turkish Intellectual Property Law System and The Relationship between IP and Intellectual Capital” in the conference held by Bilkent University in the concept of EU Project on Turkey’s Participation in European Knowledge Economy in Rotterdam on the date of 08/10/2009. 

11.  Paper on “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Intellectual Property Disputes” in the conference held by Ankara University Research Center on Intellectual and Industrial Rights and Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Desk of Italian Consulate on the date of 16/10/2009.

12.  Paper on “Protection of Trademark in Turkish Law” in the consuls meeting held by German Consulate on the date of 04/12/2009.

13.  Paper on “Intellectual Property Law Education in Turkey and the Role of FÝSAUM” in the Regional Conference on Teaching Intellectual Property in Higher Education Establishments held in Belgrade within the concept of the Project on Regional Program on Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey) on the date of 01/09/2010.

14.  Paper on “Intellectual Property Rights in Turkey” in the Meeting on Legal Services in Turkey-Spain held by Spain Commercial Attaché.

15.  Paper on “The Protection of Trademarks according to Turkish Law” in the general meeting held by Avrio International Union of Lawyers the date of 30/04/2010.

16.  Paper on “New Turkish Commercial Code and Renewable Energy Law” in the meeting on energy law held by Embassy of Switzerland on the date of 24/03/2011.

17.  “Compensation in Intellectual Property Law” in the conference on Intellectual Property Rights in the aspects of Turley and international held by  AIPPI in Ýstanbul on the date of 08/04/2011.

18.  Paper on “New Turkish Commercial Code” in the meeting on “Law and Economy” held by German Embassy on the date of 04/05/2011.

19.  Paper on “Turkish Law, Drafting Contracts on Export, Import and Transportation” in the seminar held by ICC International Chamber of Commerce on the date of 04/10/2011.

20.  Paper on “Turkish Commercial Law for Foreign Investors” in the seminar held by WKO in Linz on the date of 14/11/2011.

21.  Paper on “Good Faiths’ Role in Lex Mercatoria” in the symposium on “International Arbitration and Lex Mercatoria” held by Ýstanbul Kemerburgaz University on the date of 14/11/2011.

22.  Paper on “Child Adoption in Comparative Law” in the Turkish, German and European Symposium held by Augsburg University in Germany on the date of 10-11/05/2013.

23.  Paper on “Ýstanbul Arbitration Chamber” in the panel on “International Arbitration” held by German Attorneys’ Association in Ýstanbul on the date of 16/05/2013. 

24.  Paper on “Child Adoption in Turkish and German Law” in the Congress on Turkish-German Family Law held by Saarlandes University in Saarbrücken/Germany on the dates of 22-26/05/2013.

25.  Paper on “German Lawyers constituted Modern Turkish Law” in the Opening Meeting of Turkish-German Scientific Year on the date of 06/03/2014.

26. Paper on “Ankara University Intellectual and Industrial Rights Research and Application Center, and the new Turkish Law on Industrial Property” at the “International Workshop on Intellectual Property Law in Perspective of Economic Growth and Wealth Creation” in Ýzmir in collaboration with Queen Mary University on 15-20 August 2017.

27. Paper on “Transfer of Property in Land, Land Registry, Formal Requirements under Turkish Law” at Conference entitled “Sale of Land” organized by Rheinisches Institut für Notarrecht  held in Bonn on 18-19 September 2017.

28. Presentation on “Industrial Property Rights in Turkey” at Fall Symposium organized by Turkish – German Lawyers Association held in Halle-Wittenberg University Faculty of Law on 16-17 October 2018 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

1. The Problems of Simulation From the View Point of History of Law and Comparative Law-PhD Dissertation (Probleme der Simulation in rechtshistorischer und rechtsvergleichender Sicht), Publications of Ankara University Faculty of Law No:535, 1998, 202 pages,  ISBN: 975 482 457 6.

2. Comparative Law, Lecture Notes, Gazi Magusa,  Publications of Eastern Mediterranean University, 2001, 140 pages.

3. Comparative Law, Concept, Aim and Functions, Method, History, The Legal Families of the World, Ankara, Yetkin Press, 2003, 317 pages, ISBN: 975-464-269-9.

4.  Lex Mercatoria, History, Sources, Theory and Practice, Ankara 2004.

5. Intellectual and Industrial Rights for Small and Medium Size Enterprises (co-authors; Prof. Dr. Bilgin Tiryakioðlu, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Feyzan Þehirali, Hasibe Iþýklý and Uður G. Yalçýner), The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey Publications, Ankara 2005, 105 pages.

6. Trademark, Types of Trademarks, Absolute and Relative Grounds for Refusal, Ankara 2018.

Articles

1.      A Comparison Between Mandatum and Fiduciary in Roman Law and Turkish Law, Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.41, I.1-4, 1991, pp.225-284.

2.      Establishment of Usufrucht in Stock and Its Scope, Ankara Bar Review, Vol.48, No.1, 1991, pp.23-44.

3.      Conflict of Laws in Cross-Border Environmental Pollution, Journal of Turkish Bar Union, No.1, 1991, pp.23-46.

4.      The Development of the Concept of Simulation since Iustinianus to Today’s Modern Codifications, Journal Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.45, No.1-4,  1998, pp.453-481.

5.      The Causality of Traditio as one of the Transactions Transferring Ownership in Roman Law, Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.47, No.1-4, 1998, pp.49-83.

6.      Unification of Law in the Field of Contract Law,   Journal of Ankara Faculty of Law, Vol.49, No.1-4, 2000,  pp.31-65.

7.      Overcoming Lack of Form in Transferring Property in Turkish Law (Zur Behandlung von Formmängeln bei der Grundstücksveräußerung nach türkischem Recht, Rechtspflegerstudienhefte 1, 2000, pp.1-7.

8.      International Commercial Law (Lex Mercatoria) in the light of  History of Law and Comparative Law, Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.50, No.3, 2001, pp.11-52.

9.      The Subject Matter and Methodology of Comparative Law as an Independent Field of Law, The Bulletin of Research of International Law, Essays in the Honor of Professor Dr. Ergin Nomer, Ýstanbul 2003, pp.451-507.

10.  Recent Developments in Legal Education and the Role of Comparative Law in the Legal Education, Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.52, No.4, 2003, pp.1-38.

11.  Mixed Gift especially in a Marriage Relationship, Annales de la Facultè de Droit D’Istanbul since 1951, Ýstanbul 2004, Vol. XXXVI, No.: 53, pp.493-500

12.  Developments of Civil Code in Turkey (from Islamic Law to Modern Law), JURA, Volume 6/ 2005, pp.384-387.

 

13.  Divorce in reformed Turkish Law-Principles, grounds of divorce and consequences Journal of Family Law (Zeitschrift für das gesamte Familienrecht), Y. 2005/10, pp.766-774.

14.  The Role of Comparative Law in Development of Turkish Civil Law, Pace International Law Review, 2005, Vol.XVII, No. II, pp.373-386.

15.  Public Performance of Musical Works in USA Law, Utilization of Works in Radio-Television Broadcasting and Public Places and Copyright Summit, Publications of TRT, Ankara 2005, pp.63-77.

16.  Protection of Copyright in General Terms, Seminar on Informatics and Intellectual Property, Publications of The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey Ankara 2005, pp.23-39.

17.  The Role of Comparative Law in Development of Turkish Civil Law, Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Vol.55, No.1,  2005, pp.195-2005.

18.  The Ankara University Research Center on Intellectual and Industrial Rights (FÝSAUM) (co-author: Prof. Dr. Gülin Güngör), Evropski Pravnik, Serbia 4/2006, pp. 161-166.

19.  The Fact of Globalization’s Effect on Private Lae in the 21st Century, Essays in the Honor of Professor Dr. Naim Ýnan, Ankara 2009, pp.528-543.

20.  Intellectual Property Rights and the Legal Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, Journal of Intellectual Property and Competition Law of Ankara Bar, V.9, No.3, 2009, pp.9-52.

21.  Protection of Geographical Indications as one of the types of Industrial Right, Legal Journal of Intellectual and Industrial Rights, Y.5, No.19, 2009, pp.565-580.

22.  The Role and Function of Comparative Law , Rule Making and Adjudication,  Ankara University Faculty of Law Meetings, 17-18 April 2009, pp.107-125.

23.  Compensation Demands arising from the Infringement of Intellectual and Industrial Rights (co-author Yrd. Doç. Dr. Selin Özden MERHACI), Essays in the Honor of Prof. Dr. Erdal Onar, V.1, Ankara 2013, pp.951-975.

24.  Legal Conditions of Child Adoption in Turkish Law, Turkish-German Family Law Congress 23-25 May 2013 (Türkisch-Deutscher Familienrechtskongress-ed.: Zeynep Dönmez, Ünsal Dönmez, Michael Martinek), Saarbrücker Konferenz von 23 -25 Mai 2013 am Institut für Europäisches Recht der Universität des Saarlandes, 2014, pp.95-110.

25.  Alternative Dispute Solutions in Intellectual Property Law: an American Example (with Asst. Prof. Dr. Selin Özden Merhacý), Festschrift for Prof. Dr. Ramazan Arslan V.2, Ankara 2015, pg.1163-1177.

26.  Contribution of German Scientist to the Turkish Law (with Asst. Prof. Dr. Zehra Özkan), German Scientist in the First Years of Ankara University, Ankara 2015, pg.145-155.

27. An Analyses of Absence of Use as a Ground for Cancellation of Trademarks Under the New Industrial Property Rights Act, Terazi Hukuk Dergisi 26 April 2017, Special Issue, pg. 21-31.

28. Well-Known Trademark and Application of Criteria for Well-Known Status, Terazi Hukuk Dergisi, 26 April 2018, Special Issue, Volume: 13, Issue: 140, pg. 35-49.

29. Concept of Due Cause Concerning Opposition on the Ground of Well-Known Trademark in Light of Judicial Decisions, (with Asst. Prof. Dr. Zehra Özkan), Ýnönü Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi (Journal of Ýnönü University Faculty of Law), V.9, I.1, Y.2018, p.419-444

30. Confusingly Similar Signs under the Article 5/1-ç of Industrial Property Code in Light of Judgments of Turkish Court of Cassation, Terazi Hukuk Dergisi, May 2018, Volume: 13, Issue: 141, pg. 39-51.

31.Transfer of Property in Turkish Law, Übertragung von Immobilienrechten im internationalen Vergleich, Schriften zum Notarrecht, Mathias Schmöckel (Hrsg.), 2018, s. 133-156.

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

 

·         Turkish (Native)

·         German (Fluent)

·         English (Advanced)

·         Latin (Intermediate)

AFFILIATIONS

 

·         Member of Intellectual Property Academy under Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

·         Member of the Turkish Graduates of German Universities Association

·         Member of the Deutsch-Türkisch-Juristenvereinigung

·         Member of Ankara University Graduate Association

·         Admitted to the Ankara Bar Association

·         Konrad-Adenauer Foundation Fellow

·         Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst Fellow

·         Member of the Patent and Trademark Attorneys Sector Assembly of TOBB 

·         Member of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)

·         Member of the German Attorneys Association (DAV)

·         Member of ICC Turkey

·         Registered Arbitrator at the Vienna Arbitration Center

·         Contribution to the foundation of Turkish-German Commerce Chamber

·         Registered mediator in the Mediator List of Turkish Ministry of Justice

·         Dean of Faculty of Law at Ankara University between 2013-2016