Hakkımda – About

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Burçak Ünsal is an attorney admitted to practice in New York and in Turkey.

Ünsal serves at the General Board of Bosphorus University, Information Systems Research and Implementation Center and teaches Cyberlaw at Bosphorus University, Department of Management and Information Systems.

With a multi-disciplinary educational background Ünsal is also qualified as a patent and trade-mark attorney before the European Patent Institute and the Turkish Patent Institute.

Prior to establishing Ünsal Gündüz Attorneys at Law, Ünsal has been the regional counsel of Google & YouTube for almost three years. Ünsal has a vast experience at major international law firms such as Baker Botts LLP, DLA Piper, Kobayashi Todo and Hergüner in the US, Japan and Turkey.

Other than his unique experience and knowledge in transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution aspects of Technology Media & Telecommunications Law, Unsal also has distinct experience in M&A, corporate law, cyber law, international business transactions, IP and infrastructure in different jurisdictions such as US, Japan, EU and Turkey.

In addition to his transactional and dispute resolution practice, Ünsal has also been drafting and suggesting laws and by-laws for years on technology, Internet, privacy, e-commerce, media and telecommunications.

Ünsal regularly teaches and offers seminars at universities and professional workshops. Ünsal is a mentor to various entrepreneur incubators and accelerators, as well as investor networks.

Ünsal speaks English, Japanese & Turkish and holds the following degrees:

  • Ege University, Institute of Science, Master of Science, 2009
  • University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2003
  • Marmara University Faculty of Law, LL.B., 1999
  • Golden Gate U. Law School & South Texas U. School of Extension, 1998