Rules for Publication
RULES FOR PUBLICATION and CONTENTS for ASSOCIATION OF PATENT AND TRADEMARK ATTORNEYS BULLETIN/JOURNAL
- Publications included in this bulletin/journal relate to industrial property law. Publications may have various contents such as reviews of decisions from Turkey, foreign Courts and foreign Intellectual Property Offices, new developments/practices, analyses, discussions, legislation amendments in the field of intellectual property. The audience of publications disclosed in this bulletin/journal is individuals who possess determinate knowledge on intellectual property. The bulletin/journal aims to deliver the publications to its readers while the publications are still up to date.
- Publication requests and suggestions should be conveyed via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Publication requests and suggestions will be evaluated by the Administrative Board of the Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys.
- Articles published in this website/bulletin belong to their respective authors and all rights thereof are reserved. Since unauthorized use or reproduction of publications is illegal, the use of articles is subject to permission which should be acquired from the Association via e-mail over email@example.com, otherwise respective authors may choose to exercise their legal rights. It is possible to quote from publications so long as the website and the author's name are cited.
- Articles published in this website/bulletin are prepared based on a volunteer basis without expecting any monetary gain. Authors are expected to act on the tenets of neutrality, independence, and voluntariness. Accordingly, authors are expected to refrain from giving corporate information (e-mail addresses, titles, addresses, etc.).
- Min/Max word count for articles to be published in the bulletin/journal is 500/1500 respectively. The length of articles will be determined by authors based on the characteristics of the content.
- The publication language of the Bulletin/Journal of the Associations of Patent and Trademark Attorneys is Turkish.
- The bulletin/journal does not have a specific periodical publication schedule. Respective articles will be published on https://pem.org.tr/bultendergi and the publication of corresponding articles will be announced on the social media accounts of the Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys.
- Articles should be drafted electronically. Articles should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org via e-mail within the period to be determined by the Administrative Board based on the characteristics of the article.
- Articles to be submitted to the journal/bulletin for publication should not have been published previously or submitted to another bulletin/journal for publication. Articles to be submitted to the journal/bulletin should be authentic, scientific, and should contribute to the relevant field.
- In addition to articles; translated documents, court decisions, decisions of foreign intellectual property office, book reviews, legislation reviews, and enlightening scripts may also be submitted to the bulletin/journal. Admission or rejection of such texts will be decided by the Administrative Board.
- Latest Edition of the Spelling Book published by the Turkish Language Association constitutes a basis for spelling and punctuation rules. Articles submitted to the bulletin/journal should be clear, comprehensible and should comply with scientific norms in terms of language and expression.
- The Administrative Board will evaluate the articles submitted to the journal/bulletin and will decide to publish, request a review from the author, or reject the article and accordingly will notify the author in any case without delay. The Administrative Board is not obliged to state any reason for unpublished articles.
- Articles submitted to the journal/bulletin may be subject to formal editing in line with the principles specified by the Administrative Board. In case the Administrative Board asks the corresponding author to make changes on the respective article, the author will be able to make changes pursuant to revision particulars stated by the Board only, and the revised texts will be submitted to the approval of the editorial board. After the revision request is issued by the Administrative Board, the revised version of the article should be once again sent to the same address within the period to be determined by the Administrative Board based on the characteristics of the article.
- Articles submitted to the journal/bulletin will be assumed to have been subjected to final inspection of the corresponding author and submitted for "publication" the way it is sent by the author. Articles that have been submitted and approved will not be sent back to the corresponding authors for revision. However, irregularities including atypical spelling errors, noncompliance with scientific norms will be enough for the Administrative Board to reject the submitted article.
- In case a submitted article is deemed suitable for publication, the Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys will be the owner of the electronic publication rights of the respective article.
- The subject matter of the article should be stated on the first page of the article, while all necessary information on the corresponding author (first and last name, title, valid and up-to-date email address) should be stated on the final page of the article. In case the name of the corresponding author or the title of the article is missing or in the event that the Administrative Board determines other deficiencies, the Board will get in contact with the corresponding author for the remedy of such deficiencies. In case the corresponding author fails to or is unable to remedy the deficiencies, the article will not be published.
- The title of the article should be capitalized, the title of the corresponding author should be abbreviated, and the last name of the corresponding author should be written in capital letters.
- Formal rules to be followed for the articles prepared in the electronic medium are stated below.
- Articles should be written in Microsoft Word with 12-pt font and 1.5 line spacing in main sections, and footnotes should be written in a 10-pt font with a single line spacing. Times New Roman serif typeface should be used for all texts.
- Footnotes should be located at the bottom of the page. Footnote numbers should come after the punctuation marks.
- Depending on the way of the discussion of the subject matter, the article may contain main and subheadings on the basis of the number-letter system. The first letter in such headings should always be capitalized.
- When making citations in footnotes, only the first letters of the authors' first and last names should be capitalized. In case the cited source is an article, the title of the respective article should be written in between double-quotes. In all cases, only the title of the work should be italicized and should follow the order of; the name of the publisher, province, year of printing, and page number.
Examples for Footnote Rules:
For Journal Articles:
Faruk Erem, "Ceza Hukukunda Meslek Sırrı", AÜHF Dergisi, Ankara 1943, C. x, S. x, s. xx. – EREM Faruk, "Ceza Hukukunda Meslek Sırrı", Ankara University – Law School Journal, Ankara 1943, V. x, pp. x, l. xx. (Footnote)
Kemal H. Karpat, Ortadoğu’da Osmanlı Mirası ve Ulusçuluk, (Çev. Recep Boztemur), İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 2001, s.100-105, 110 – KARPAT, Kemal H, Ottoman Legacy in the Middle-East and Nationalism, (Trans. Recep Boztemur), İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 2001, pp.100-105, 110
Atilla Sandıklı, Atatürk Dönemi Türk Dış Politikası Işığında Avrupa Birliği’ne Giriş Süreci, (İstanbul Üniversitesi, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılâp Tarihi Enstitüsü, Yayımlanmamış Doktora Tezi), İstanbul 2007, s.134, 137 – Atilla Sandıklı, Atatürk Dönemi Türk Dış Politikası Işığında Avrupa Birliği'ne Giriş Süreci, (Istanbul University, Institute of Ataturk Principles and The History of Turkish Revolution, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation), Istanbul, 2007, pp.134, 137.
Author's names should be sorted alphabetically based on the last name in the bibliography.
EREM Faruk, "Ceza Hukukunda Meslek Sırrı", AÜHF Dergisi, Ankara 1943, C. x, S. x, s. xx. – EREM Faruk, "Ceza Hukukunda Meslek Sırrı", Ankara University – Law School Journal, Ankara 1943, V. x, pp. x, l. xx.
İLHAN, Suat, “Türk Çağdaşlaşması”, Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Dergisi, VII/19, Kasım 1990, s. – İLHAN, Suat, "Türk Çağdaşlaşması", Journal of Ataturk Research Center, VII/19, November 1990, pp. 1-7.
KARPAT, Kemal H, Ortadoğu’da Osmanlı Mirası ve Ulusçuluk, (Çev.Recep Boztemur), İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 2001. - KARPAT, Kemal H, Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East and Nationalism, (Trans. Recep Boztemur), İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 2001.
SANDIKLI, Atilla Atatürk Dönemi Türk Dış Politikası Işığında Avrupa Birliği’ne Giriş Süreci, (İstanbul Üniversitesi, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılâp Tarihi Enstitüsü, Yayımlanmamış Doktora Tezi), İstanbul 2007. - SANDIKLI, Atilla Atatürk Dönemi Türk Dış Politikası Işığında Avrupa Birliği'ne Giriş Süreci, (Istanbul University, Institute of Ataturk Principles and The History of Turkish Revolution, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation), Istanbul, 2007.
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