Turkey is a party to several international conventions, including the Paris Convention, the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and the Berne Convention. Turkey also has specific national legislation, including:
- the Industrial Property Code 6769 (the IP code);
- the Law on Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works (5846) (the Copyright Act);
- the Code of Commerce;
- the Customs Law;
- the Anti-Smuggling Law; and
- Law 5651 on Regulating Broadcasting in the Internet and Fighting Against Crimes Committed through Internet Broadcasting (the Internet Law).