Yücel Hamzaoğlu – Partner
Atty. Yücel Hamzaoğlu is the founder of Hamzaoğlu&Partners.
He represents clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational corporations. Regardless of the sector, he advises clients on the areas of information technology, intellectual property, data protection, privacy, electronic commerce, online businesses. He has substantial knowledge on multifaceted issues involving implementation of disruptive technologies, legal or regulatory compliance of new businesses, cloud computing services, technology commercialization, electronic payment, copyright, outsourcing, and licensing.
Yücel also counsels clients regarding legal risk analysis, regulatory compliance, product and services development, and drafting contracts covering commercial and legal issues.
His deep involvement with his client’s businesses has given him valuable insight into reconciliation of business models and legal structures. He is well-known for his skill in finding creative legal solutions on a wide range of issues in the technology and intellectual property domains.
He has authored and co-authored several articles on intellectual property matters. He is a frequent speaker on technology law, intellectual property, and privacy for both public and private audiences. He has several years experience lecturing on technology law, data privacy, and electronic commerce. He is regularly and enthusiastically involved in academia to deepen his understanding of social and legal philosophy.
Yücel is a member of ABA (American Bar Association), BBA (Boston Bar Association), IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals), and ITECHLAW (International Technology Law Association).
Yücel studied law at Istanbul University, Faculty of Law and received his law degree with honors. He obtained a Master of Laws degree in Business Law from Istanbul Bilgi University and a second Master of Laws degree in American Law at Boston University.
He is admitted to İstanbul Bar Association, and Union of Turkish Bars.
He practices law in Turkish, and English.