Synopses
International Conference on Managing Intellectual Property in Universities
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
8:30 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 10:30 Opening ceremony
Welcome addresses by
Ms Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Professor, Vice Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Habip Asan, Professor, President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey
Mr Tanıl Küçük, Chairman of the Board, Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul, Turkey
Ms Yumiko Hamano, Senior Program Officer, WIPO University Initiative Program, Innovation and Technology Transfer Section, Patents and Innovation Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Panel 1: Promoting the Teaching of IP for Educational and Entrepreneurial Programmes at Universities: Experiences in Anglo-American and European Countries
Chair Mr Ali Rıza Kaylan, Professor , Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Board Member, Turkish Society for Quality (KalDer), Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists Mr John N. Adams, Barrister, Professor, Law School, University of Notre Dame, London, UK and Indiana, USA, Former Director of the Intellectual Property Institute, UK
Mr Gregor Becker, Professor, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Head of the Group for Bio-Ethics in Life Sciences (GBLS), Krakow, Poland
Mr Alejandro Flores-Jiménes, European Patent Office, Munich | Germany
Mr Julien Morel, Executive Director, ESSEC Venture, ESSEC Business School, Paris, France
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 Panel 2: Intellectual Property Education in Turkey: Experiences
Chair Mr M. Kaan Dericioğlu, President, Ankara Patent Bureau, Ankara, Turkey
Panelists Mr Hakan Yıldırım, Patent Examiner, Swedish Patent and Registration Office, Stockholm, Sweden
Mr Salih Bektaş, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE),  Head of Patent Department , Ankara, Turkey
Mr Sertaç Köksaldı, Intellectual Property Manager, Arçelik Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Ms Selda Arkan, European Patent Attorney, Alfa Patent Ltd, Istanbul, Turkey
15:30 – 16:45 Panel 3: Commercialization of IP in Universities: Experiences of TTOs from Around the World
Chair Mr Selim Küsefoğlu, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists Ms Marta Catarino, Director, Tech Transfer Department, TecMinho, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal
Ms Sun R. Kim, Partner, Kims & Lees, Chair, IUGT Committee, LES International, Seoul, Korea
Mr Uğur Aktekin, Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Mehmet Gün & Partners, Istanbul, Turkey
Ms Cerasela Tanasescu, ESSEC Business School Romania Foundation
16:45 – 17:15 Coffee Break
17:15 – 18:45 Panel 4: Commercialization of IP in Universities: Experiences of TTOs in Turkey
Chair Mr Ömer Hızıroğlu, Attorney-at-Law, General Secretary, Licensing Executives Society (LES) Turkey, Director of Technology Transfer and General Counsel, Inovent Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists Ms Özge Eken, Expert, IP Support Unit, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Mr Cem Soysal, General Manager, Inventram Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Haluk Zontul, General Manager, Teknoloji Yatırım Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Ms Zeynep Birsel, Manager, Project Management Office, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey
19:00Welcome reception in the foyer of Albert Long Hall
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
9:30 – 11:00 Panel 5: Life Sciences: Commercialization of Output
Chair: Mr Cengizhan Öztürk, Professor, Biomedical Engineering Institute, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists: Ms Fazilet Vardar Sukan, Professor, Bioengineering Department, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Mr Fethi Şahin, GM, Fargem A.Ş. & Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Mr Ali Doğan Bozdağ, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey
Mr Ender Altıok, Professor, Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:40 Panel 6: Industrialists with University Partnership Experiences
Chair: Mr Bülent Üner, Director, Relations with Industry, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
Panelists Ms İffet İyigün Meydanlı, Director, R&D Department, Innovation & Systems Development, Arçelik Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Ms Verda Emiroğlu, PhD, Director of Research, Turkcell Teknoloji Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Yiğit Üngören, PhD, Calibration & PCSE Directorate Project Engineer, Ford Otomotiv Inc., Kocaeli, Turkey
b>Mr Cem Bozkurt, PhD, CEO, Alvimedica Medical Technologies Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 Panel 7: Issues and Challenges Facing Decision Makers
Chair: Mr Ali Rıza Kaylan, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Board Member, Turkish Society for Quality (KalDer), Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists Mr Atilla Dikbas, CEO, TechnoBee Inc., Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Nezih Hekim, Professor, Centre for Life Sciences and Technologies, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Hasan Mandal, Professor, Sabancı University, Director of Research and Graduate Policies, Istanbul, Turkey
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Panel 8: Perspectives from National, Regional, and International IP Authorities
Chair: Mr Tuna Tuğcu, Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Panelists Ms Yumiko Hamano, Senior Program Officer, WIPO University Initiative Program, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland
Mr Eray Kulak, Patent Examiner, European Patent Office (EPO), Berlin, Germany
Mr Ahmet Koçer, Vice President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey
Ms Nazlı Korkut, President, AIPPI-TR Group, Istanbul, Turkey
17:00 – 17:15 Closing address by
Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Professor, Vice Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
17:15-18:30 Planery Q&A Session with Chairs of Panels
Panelists Mr Ali Rıza Kaylan, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Board Member, Turkish Society for Quality (KalDer), Istanbul, Turkey
Mr M. Kaan Dericioğlu, President, Ankara Patent Bureau, Ankara, Turkey
Mr Selim Küsefoğlu, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Ömer Hızıroğlu, Attorney-at-Law, General Secretary, Licensing Executives Society (LES) Turkey, Director of Technology Transfer and General Counsel, Inovent Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Cengizhan Öztürk, Professor, Biomedical Engineering Institute, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mr Bülent Üner, Director, Relations with Industry, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
Mr Tuna Tuğcu, Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
19:00 – 22:00Farewell Dinner, Farewell Dinner at the Boğaziçi University Alumni Club
Conference Activities:
  • For the duration of the conference, a two-day "Inventions and Patents Exhibition" shall be hosted by courtesy of the Ankara Patent Bureau on the ground floor of Albert Long Hall.
  • On Saturday, 16 April, the "Commercialising IP through the power of licensing" course shall be offered free of charge to a maximum of 30 participants who will have registered on a first come, first served basis, by LES Turkey.
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
"LES 100, Commercialising IP through the power of licensing"
Course
at the Rectorate Conference Hall
Instructors: Ms Sun R. Kim, Kims & Lees, Chair, IUGT Committee, LES International, Seoul, Korea
Mr Ömer Hızıroğlu, Attorney-at-Law, General Secretary, Licensing Executives Society (LES) Turkey, Director of Technology Transfer and General Counsel, Inovent Inc., Istanbul, Turkey
9:00 – 9.15Introduction
9:15 – 10:30Intellectual property basics
10:30 – 10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:35 Basics of IP commercialisation/licensing
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:15 Managing licensing risks
14:15 – 15:15 Licensing game – First Session
15:15 – 15:30 Tea/Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:45 Licensing game – Second session
16:45 – 17:00 Wrap-up

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