About Us

We provide IP services in all areas of prosecution, registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights and the full range of related legal and paralegal services.  We believe that a deep appreciation for our clients’ concerns, challenges and business objectives is the foundation for successful business development. To that end, we have created a substantive and sophisticated brand and positioning platform that aligns our interests with those of our clients. We do not just protect your assets but also understand them. In 24 hours global market we understand how much it need to have prompt solutions! Regardless of time differences, we allow maximum 8 working hours to send our feedback. Amidst the ministries and the patent institute was where we decided to locate our headquarters in order to meet your requirements with our flexible, unique and prompt services.


To create value by providing superior legal advice and business counseling to protect and advance the interests of our clients. Our values; respect, trust, innovation, experience, professionalism, integrity and our culture of excellence are the key ingredients to accomplish our mission. it’s our mission to ensure that we work together as a team by understanding and analyzing our clients’ needs and offering advice when necessary to ensure they receive the best-quality, tailored service possible.The best solutions are derived from a clear understanding of the fundamentals of the issue and how those components interact. We aim to provide our clients with cost effective, long term, and exceptional services to reach a particular goal. Whether you need case by case or full  management for your needs, we are ready to provide all solutions.

Meet Seniors

Murat Idal


Murat is a partner at IDAL and counsels domestic and international clients in all areas of intellectual property protection and commercialization, including obtaining and enforcing IP rights, and managing of intellectual assets with legal view of licensing agreements and IP litigation issues.


He is a registered trademark and patent attorney, and serves not only notable law firms around the world but also companies listed America’s and Asia’s top lists, manly in automotive, mining, telecommunication, software, transportation and construction industries. Along with his duties, he also serves as an expert witness before Turkish IP Courts.


Murat has been recognized as a leading IP person in all aspects of IP & Licensing sessions in Turkey. He has handled numerous complex commercial and IP litigation cases.


Upon studied advance level IP courses provided by WIPO & LESI in Auckland (NZ) & San Diego (USA), he has become one of the few certified IP100 lecturer in Turkey.


Latest Projects Attended

In 2018, he served as a commissioner of state for development plan XI. He has attended several seminars and conferences as keynote speaker in national and international level.


Murat is currently a member of three Turkish Universities’ IP Council for protection and commercialization of inventions.


He has attended several international seminars as a speaker and is an author of many intellectual property and licensing related articles, mainly on IP protection, trademark disputes, and protection of well-known trademarks.


Professional affiliations

Murat is a founding and/or an active member of important national and international organizations such as INTA and LES in intellectual property ecosystem.


He is currently serving as president and international delegate of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Turkey, is a member of Rotary International, and was a committee member in International Trademark Association (INTA) in recent years.


Personal information

Born in 1980. Single. Speaking Turkish and English. Leisure interests include classical music, opera, swimming and theatre.

Pınar Doğan


Pınar is attorney at law, registered before Istanbul Bar. She advises on a wide range of Turkish IP Law matters, with a focus on litigation and dispute resolution, mainly in intellectual property, cancellation and oppositions of registered IPR in addition to appeal proceedings against TURKPATENT’s decisions.


Pınar represents multinational and local clients before all levels of court and assists them through all aspects of the litigation process including attending hearings, developing strategy and conducting settlement process. She has wide experience on trademarks and patentable technologies.

After internship, she has been working as a lawyer about 10 years.



Practice Areas: Business Law, Labor Law, Company Law, Intellectual Property,

Corporate Law, Family Law, Human Rights Law, Criminal Law



  • Istanbul University, Faculty of Law (2003-2007)

  • Kadıkoy Anatolian High School (1995-2003)


Certificates &Courses

  • Rose of York Language School London  (June 2009-February 2010)

  • Vincent Buffoni & Co Law Firm London  (Intern 3months)

  • Assisted on the preparation of legal documents for the application of Ankara Agreement

  • Certificate of Protection of Family, Woman Rights Law

  • Certificate of Intellectual Property

  • Completed mediation training


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Istanbul Bar


Personal Information

Born in 1984. Single. Speaking Turkish and English. Leisure interests include certified yoga instructor, pilates, performative acting, drama, dance, certified personal development (Breaking the Illusion-Meeting the Real you), meditation.

Ersin Dereligil


Ersin Dereligil is a European and Turkish Patent Attorney and counsels universities, domestic and international clients on all areas of intellectual property protection, valuations, commercialization and licensing, patent-oriented R&D and technological innovation.


He deals with all kinds of patent issues (except electronics), including the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, FTO, infringements, validity and IP valuations. He has been also involving in trademark counselling particularly on entertainment, textile, tobacco, chemistry and food industries. He served as an expert before the Istanbul Specialized IP Courts, as well.


Ersin is presently providing IP consultancy services to foreign companies and associates, Turkish universities, innovative firms and R&D departments and regularly give seminars on “understanding, protecting, managing and commercializing intellectual property rights”.


Latest Projects Attended

He worked as a national senior expert on the establishment of a TechnoPark-TTO collaboration, drafting manuals for technology transfer within the scope of European Union Technical Support Project (2016).


He was one of the lecturers on the IP basics and commercialization to R&D departments and TTO's within the project headed by the Turkish Ministry of Technology, Science and Industry collaborated by LES Turkey and the TurkPatent (2016-2017).


Ersin is one of the few Turkish certified trainers on the course of “LES 100: Commercializing Technology through the Power of IP Licensing” under LES training modules.


Background and Experience

Ersin has a diploma in Chemical Engineering from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. His main technical experience is in the area of polymer chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, food chemistry and pharmaceuticals. In graduate studies, his research was the launch of an ethylene manufacturing plant. Before entering into IP profession, he worked as a research scientist on thermodynamics at the university and as an expert on the evaluation of factories’ inventories of chemical wastes at Governmental Institution in Istanbul within the scope of Green Turkey Project.


He entered the patent and trademark profession with Destek Patent in 1997. Three years later after the first launch of Turkish IP attorneyship as a profession, he passed the exams and qualified as both patent attorney and trademark attorney in 1999 and then a European patent attorney in 2001. He is one of the first Turkish attendees for courses on European IP Law at EPO International Academy in France. Before joining IDAL, he held numerous managing positions as head of patent department, office manager, director of foreign affairs and managing partner at Destek Patent (1997-2017). He has lectured for the course of “patents and designs” to engineering departments at Uludag University as a guest teacher for seven years (2001-2007).


Ersin is the author of many articles on the Turkish IP system in several domestic and foreign newspapers and magazines, and a book in Turkish, titled “Understanding Patents For Engineers (in Turkish in 2006)” and has attended more than a hundred seminars as a speaker so far.


Professional affiliations

As an active member of Licensing Executives Society International, he served as the founding president of LES-Turkey (2010-2013) and a board member (2014-2018) there. Besides, Ersin was one of the founding members of AIPPI Turkey (2010).


Apart from his membership at European Patent Institute (EPI), he was also a member of some other international IP associations such as AIPPI, JIPA, MARQUES, INTA, and CIOPORA till 2017.


Personal information

Born in 1971. Married with three sons. Speaking Turkish and English. Leisure interests include sports (sailing and diving), literature and history.

Ersin Dereligil

Partner, Patent Counsel

European Patent Attorney

Serhat Idal


Serhat is a partner at IDAL and counsels clients in all areas of patent and trademark law, primarily in entertainment, automotive, software, consumer products, cosmetics, and fashion industries.


In protecting his clients’ valuable IPR, Serhat develops and implements strategies that include, as necessary, contractual transactions, IP due diligence, mediation, multi-level negotiations, investigations, raids, and other enforcement actions.


Apart from serving a few companies from Fortune 500 in mechanical industry and mining industry, he also counsels some major legal firms in Europe and Asia Pacific, recognized in all over the world.


He graduated from Baskent University in Ankara and completed his education in Cambridge, UK.


Latest IP Services

Serhat advises on both contentious and transactional matters, particularly in relation to trademarks, designs copyrights domain names and unfair competition.


He represents clients in trademark application proceedings before the Turkish Trademark and Patent Office including opposition proceedings. He has successfully represented clients in many proceedings, particularly before the opposition and appeal department.


In addition, he serves as an expert to startups and innovators, and helps them to understand the value of their intellectual property by thinking strategically about how to manage and extract value from their innovation.


Professional affiliations

Serhat is an active member of International Trademark Association (INTA) and served as a committee member in recent years.


Personal information

Born in 1985. Single. Speaking Turkish and English. Leisure interests include software coding, photography, following technology, origami and art of defense.