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Mertcan İpek Attorney at law

Prior to joining İpek | Akbal Schwimann in 2020, Mertcan İpek worked as a legal case manager at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center from 2016 to 2019. He focuses on commercial law matters as well as international litigation and arbitration, intellectual property and sports law.

Languages: Turkish, English, German, French, Spanish

EDUCATION

New York University, LL.M. in International Business Transactions, Litigation and Arbitration (2016)
Kadir Has University, Sports Law and Management Certificate Program (2015)
Galatasaray University Law Faculty (2014)

MEMBERSHIPS

Istanbul Bar Association
Turkish Criminal Law Association (TCHD)
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Federation of Turkish Associations of French-speaking Switzerland
Fulbright Alumni Association

PUBLICATIONS

*Assignment of Contractual Rights and Its Impact on Arbitration Agreements - 2016
*Pechstein v. International Skating Union – Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Target - 2016
*Interpretation of Article II(3) of the New York Convention - 2017