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DESIGN RIGHTS

13.1. In accordance with the Industrial Property Law, all designers participating in the competition have the right to apply to Turkish Patent Institute and receive an "Industrial Design Registration Certificate" for their designs at their own expense, in order to protect their "new and distinctive" designs. The designers who are interested in the application can get the necessary information from http://www.tpe.gov.tr.

13.2. The organizer of the competition, Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San. Tic.A.Ş., reserves the right to exhibit designs which are deemed worthy to be added in the competition exhibition, in different cities and countries. The organizer of the competition, Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San. Tic. A.Ş. shall have indefinite right to publish, archive and exhibit at home and abroad all the projects participating in the competition.On the other hand, it declares to provide security of all designs and documentations to the participants with this document.

13.3. Designs, which are awarded in the competition and are limited to the relevant project, create a work to be protected within the scope of “Intellectual and Artistic Works Law no 5846”, financial rights such as processing, duplication, distribution, representation, transmission to the public, and the right of getting patent and utility model certificate for new inventions protected by the Industrial Property Law belongs exclusively to the competitor participating in the competition. The organizer of the competition, CemerKent Ekipmanları San.Tic. A.Ş., shall get a license to use of these rights for a definite time or if it wants to take over all these rights, it shall sign a contract with the competitors and the parties shall agree upon the price to be paid. In addition, the license of projects awarded in the competition cannot be given to another company within the boundaries of Turkey out of the organizer of the competition, Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San. Tic. A.Ş.

13.4. Permission of the designers of the designs participation in the competition shall be obtained for commercial use of the designs. The organizer of the competition, CemerKent EkipmanlarıSan.Tic. A.Ş.,may attempt to purchase projects that it deems suitable.

13.5. In case the rights of competitors participating in the competition are being used by getting license or via transfer, the rights/moral rights of the competitors to demand for determination of their names as designers, owners or inventors according to the project subject are reserved.

13.6. The organizer of the competition, Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San. Tic. A.Ş.,may produce one or more sample models to exhibit the competition participant designs deemed as suitable and exhibit them temporarily or permanently.

13.7. Unless otherwise specified by the competitors, the names of the participants may be announced and published together with their projects. If the competitors demand during the application that their personal information not be announced such projects will take place in the exhibition, booklets and catalogs to be created at the end of the competition, but will not include the name, contact information or photographs of the designers. This means that their identities are closed only to the media and the public.This does not mean that the identities are closed to the Competition Secretariat and Members of the Jury after the application uploading date. If the applicants do not demand their personal information to be kept secret during application, the design owners will be included with their open identity at the exhibition to be organized, in booklets and catalogs to be created at the end of the competition.

13.8. The legal responsibilities arising from the fact that the designs participating in the competition are not authentic, do not bind Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San. Tic. A.Ş. All responsibility belongs to the competitor. In such cases, the prize of the competition is canceled and the prizes taken back after necessary determinations. The canceled project and -if any- other applications of the competitor/s who apply for the competition with the project in question will be disqualified. If the project won a prize, this prize and -if any- all prizes that the competitor/s who apply for the competition with the project in question are demanded back by Cemer Kent Ekipmanları San.Tic. A.Ş. In the contrary case, the necessary legal remedies will be sought.

13.9. The number of the prizes and prize number conditions of the competition can be changed with the joint decision of Jury Committee and if it is deemed necessary in terms of utility of the competition.

13.10. If the prize amount received by the prize winner in the competition exceeds the tax exemption limit according to the laws of Republic of Turkey, the tax liability to be paid belongs to the relevant designer.