To obtain provisional protection under Art. 67 EPC for a European patent application in Turkey, a Turkish translation of the claims must be filed with the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

The protection conferred by the patent application arises when,
(i) the translation of the claims is made public by mention of the filing of the translation in the official patent bulletin or,
(ii) the translation of the claims is communicated to the third party of concern.

Applicants with neither residence nor principal place of business in Turkey must appoint an authorised professional representative according to the national law.