Aylin is Senior Counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Carr & Ferrell. Aylin specializes in intellectual property law, with an emphasis on domestic and international trademark clearance, trademark & copyright prosecution, enforcement, litigation and strategic IP counseling. Aylin’s practice includes assisting clients with intellectual property licensing and transactions, asset transfer, coexistence agreements, and other technology agreements involving intellectual property, software and creative content. Aylin also counsels clients regarding data privacy, marketing, consumer protection, unfair competition, and internet and domain-names issues. Aylin regularly represents public and private companies in appeals, oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in lawsuits before the federal courts, including in settlement negotiations and agreements.
Aylin serves businesses across a wide range of industries, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in best management, protection and monetization practices for their intellectual property portfolios and assets worldwide. Aylin’s clients include, but not limited to, companies in the fields of peer-to-peer car sharing, cybersecurity, cloud hosting, semiconductors, CRM, machine translation, fintech, voice enabled/AI powered virtual assistant, SaaS and mobile application development, telecommunication, medical devices, biotech, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, home appliances, apparel, cosmetics, food and beverages.
Prior to joining Carr & Ferrell, Aylin worked as an associate for another Silicon Valley law firm, specializing in Intellectual Property matters. While living in Ankara, Turkey, Aylin worked at a law firm as an associate and as an in-house counsel at a global telecommunications company.
Aylin is fluent in Turkish and her background in Turkey has proven to be very useful for those who are planning to travel there. Her memo regarding “Turkey trip tips” has been very popular among her colleagues and clients. Aylin is also a Rotary member and enjoys working on fundraising events and public awareness activities to improve the lives and education of underprivileged children in developing countries.
- LL.M, Santa Clara University School of Law, IP Law Emphasis
- LL.M, Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences
- B.A. In Law (J.D. Equivalent), Ankara University, School of Law
- Certificate in Copyright Law (CopyrightX), Harvard Law School (HarvardX)
- Certified Information Privacy Professional - Europe (CIPP/E)
- State Bar of California
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States District Court for the Central District of California