WIPO Conference on Teaching IP in certain countries in Europe and Asia

and
International Conference on Managing Intellectual Property in Universities

 

Istanbul, May 16 – 18, 2012

 

Albert Long Hall and the Rectorate Conference Room







WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012
Location: Albert Long Hall

8:30 – 9:30

Registration

   
9:30 – 10:30

Opening ceremony

Welcome addresses by

Prof. Kadri Özçaldıran, Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, Division for Certain Countries in Europe and Asia, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Habip Asan, President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE); Chairman, Supervisory Board, European Patent Academy (EPO), Ankara,Turkey

Mr. Nihat Ergün, Minister, Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

   
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
   
11:00 – 12:30 Panel 1:

The Management of Knowledge and Intellectual Assets in Universities

  Chair:

Bülent Üner, Industrial Relations Office Director, University IP Council Member, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 


Panellists and Topics:

  Speaker:

Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, DCEA, Geneva, Switzerland

  Topic:

Model IP Policy and WIPO Tools for Countries in Transition

  Speaker: Mr. Marcelo Di Pietro, Director, WIPO Academy, Geneva, Switzerland
  Topic:

WIPO Academy challenges on IP teaching

  Speaker:

Dr. Jim Houlihan, Asst. Director of IP, Knowledge Transfer and Commercialisation, National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), Welsh Government, UK;  Vice Chair, European Research Area Knowledge Transfer Group (ERAC Member States KT Group)

  Topic:

The translation of knowledge from public research organisations: strategy, policy and practice

  Speaker:

Mr. Gary N. Keller, CEO, XOMIX Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, USA

  Topic:

Knowledge Management and IP Monetization Models

     
12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

     
14:00 – 15:15 Panel 2:

Implementation of the EPO Road Map for raising IP awareness in universities

  Chair:

Prof. Ahmet Can, Trakya University Department of Mechanical Engineering, Edirne, Turkey

 

Panellists and Topics:

  Speaker:

Ms. Giovanna Oddo, Administrator Academia, European Patent Academy, EPO, Munich, Germany

  Topic:

EPO Academy - Implementation of Road Maps to disseminate IP knowledge in universities in Europe

  Speaker: Mr. Pedro Cartagena, Technical Advisor, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office,  Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Madrid, Spain
  Topic:

EPO Road Map Experience in Spain

  Speaker: Prof. Laurent Manderieux, Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Law Department, Bocconi University, Italy
  Topic:

EPO Road Map Experience in Italy

  Speaker:

Mustafa Çakır, Patent & Technology Transfer Unit Manager, EBILTEM - Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

  Topic: EPO Road Map Implementation in Turkey
     
15:15 – 16:30

Panel 3:  Development of IP Policies in Universities and Research Institutions in Countries in Transition

  Chair:

Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, DCEA, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Panellists and Topics:

  Speaker:

Dr. Assaf Jacob, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

  Topic: WIPO Tool on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition, General presentation and overview
  Speaker:

Prof. Ivan Bliznets, Rector, Russian State Academy for Intellectual Property (RGAIS), Moscow, Russia

  Topic:

WIPO Tool on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition, General presentation and overview

  Speaker:

Assoc. Prof. Vladia Borissova, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

  Topic:

Project of an interactive website on IP Teaching

  Speaker:

Dr. Tamas Bene, Legal Advisor, Technology Transfer Office, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

  Topic:

IP Policy for Universities. Experience of Hungary

     
16:30 – 16:45

Coffee Break

     
16:45 – 18:15

Panel 4:   Methodologies and Experience in IP Teaching and Training in Turkey

  Chair:

Mr. Kaan Dericioğlu, President, Ankara Patent Bureau; TOBB Turkish Patent and Trademark Representatives Assembly, Ankara, Turkey

 
Panellists and Topics:
  Speaker:

Asst. Prof. Mehmet Nafi Artemel, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Topic:

A snapshot of the current IP teaching landscape in Turkey 

  Speaker:

Assoc. Prof. Gül Okutan Nilsson, Faculty of Law, Director, Intellectual Property Law Research Center (BİLFİM), Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Topic:

Teaching IP Law in Turkey

  Speaker:

Asst. Prof. Özgür Kulak, Faculty of Engineering, Director of Patent and Licensing Support Unit, Namık Kemal University, Çorlu, Turkey

  Topic: An institutionalization and teaching model for invention management at Namık Kemal University
  Speaker:

Mr. Ahmet Koçer, Vice-President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey

  Topic: (TBD)
     
19:00

Reception in the foyer of Albert Long Hall

     

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012

 
Location: Albert Long Hall  

Location: Rectorate Conference Room
WIPO Roundtables [Closed session]

9:30 – 11:00

Panel 5:  Forecasting developments, policy-                 making and designing strategies for the                        management of knowledge and IP

10:00 – 10:15

Opening of session. Introduction
Mr. Michal Svantner

Chair:

Prof. Ali Rıza Kaylan, Department of Industrial Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

10:00 – 11:00

Roundtable 1: WIPO Tool on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition

Topics for discussion:

Introduction and Background, Goals and Objectives, Globalization of IP and its Effects on IP Teaching, Curriculum Development, Developing Innovative Methodologies for Teaching IP


Panellists and Topics

Moderator:

Dr. Assaf Jacob

Speaker:

Mr. Vladimir Yossifov, IP Consultant, Former Director, DCEA, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland

Speakers:

All WIPO Participants

Topic: IP Policies and Strategic management of                       IPRs at universities      
Speaker:

Mr. Murat Peksavaş, IP Council Head, Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD), Istanbul, Turkey

     
Topic:

IP Management in Industry & Their Expectations

     
Speaker:

Dr. Robert Alderson, US Patent Law Consultant, Studio Jacobacci & Partners, Turin, Italy

     
Topic:

Recent IP Case Law in the U.S. and its Impact on Patent Strategy

     
Topic:

Creating an ecosystem for university spin-offs

     
Speaker: Dr. Gökalp Bayramoğlu, Attorney-at-Law, Law Offices of Gokalp Bayramoglu, California, USA      
Topic:

Impact of America Invents Act on US                             Universities

     
         
         
11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

           
11:30 – 12:40

Panel 6:  Entrepreneurship and IP in universities

11:30 – 12:15

Roundtable 2: WIPO Tool on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition (cont’d)

Topics for discussion:
Mapping Existing Practices in IP training, Policy Recommendations

Chair:

Osman Altay (MSF) Monitoring & Evaluation  Unit Specialist, Istanbul Development Agency (İSTKA), Istanbul, Turkey

Moderator:

Prof. Ivan Bliznets


Panellists and Topics

Speakers:

All WIPO Participants

Speaker:

Prof. Cengizhan Öztürk, Biomedical Engineering Institute; Istanbul Collaboration Platform for Life Sciences and Technologies (INOVITA), Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

12:15 – 12:45

Roundtable 3: Web site on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition

Topic:

INOVITA Project 

Moderator:

Mr. Marcelo Di Pietro

Speaker:

Mr. Mahmut Abra, General Manager (BÜVAK) Boğaziçi University Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

Speakers:

All WIPO Participants

Topic:

HayalEt Project

     
Speaker:

Ms. Zeynep Birsel, Manager, Technology Transfer Office, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey

     
Topic:

ARTEV Project

     
Speaker:

Mr. Mert İşeri, Design for America Fellow™, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

     
Topic:

How a Patent Changed My Life - and potentially saved 100,000 lives: The Story of SwipeSense

     
Speaker:

Mr. Saltuk Karayalçın, Potável, London
School of Economics, London, UK

     
Topic:

Benefits and drawbacks of high IP value solutions for humanitarian needs

     
           
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch 12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
           
14:00 – 15:15

Panel 7:  Customisation and Implementation of University IP Policies

14:00 – 14:45

Roundtable 4:Follow up Activities in Respect of WIPO Tool on IP Teaching in Countries in Transition

Chair:

Dr. Jim Houlihan, Asst. Director of IP, Knowledge Transfer and Commercialisation, National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), Welsh Government, UK; Vice Chair, European Research Area Knowledge Transfer Group (ERAC Member States KT Group)

Moderator:

Speakers:

Mr. Michal Svantner


All Participants



Panellists and Topics

 

 

Speaker:

Ms. Ebru Tan, Director of Research and Project Development, Koç University, Istanbul,Turkey

14.45 – 15.15

Conclusions of the Roundtables

Topic:    

IP policy at Koç University

     
Speaker: Mr. Alberto Camusso, Attorney-at-Law,                           Partner, Studio Legale Jacobacci &                                   Associati,Turin, Italy      
Topic:    

IP policies and issues in Italian universities

     
Speaker: Mr. Salih Bektaş, Head of Patent Department, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey      
Topic:    

Relationship between IP Office and Universities, Turkish Experience

     
Speaker:

Dr. Suat Genç, Vice-President, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Marmara Research Center (TÜBİTAK, MAM), Ankara, Turkey

     
Topic:    

Economic Potential of IP Licensing at Turkish Universities 

     
         
15:15 – 15:45

Coffee Break

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee Break

 
15:45 – 17:00

Plenary Q&A Session with Chairs of Panels
[Location: Albert Long Hall]

  Chair:

Asst. Prof. Mehmet Nafi Artemel, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 


Panel of Chairs (listed in the order of panels)

 

Mr. Bülent Üner, Industrial Relations Office Director, and University IP Council member, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Mustafa Çakır, Patent & Technology Transfer Unit Manager, EBILTEM - Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Mr. Kaan Dericioğlu, President, Ankara Patent Bureau, TOBB Turkish Patent and Trademark Representatives Assembly, Ankara, Turkey
Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, DCEA, Geneva, Switzerland
Dr. Gökalp Bayramoğlu, Attorney-at-Law, Law, Offices of Gokalp Bayramoglu, California, USA  

Dr. Jim Houlihan, Asst. Director of IP, Knowledge Transfer and Commercialisation, National Institute for Social  Care and Health Research (NISCHR), Welsh Government, UK;  Vice Chair, European Research Area Knowledge Transfer Group (ERAC Member States KT Group) 

     
17:00 – 17:30

CLOSING CEREMONY

 

Asst. Prof. Mehmet Nafi Artemel, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, Division for Certain Countries in Europe and Asia, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland
Mr. Salih Bektaş, Head of Patent Department, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey

     
19:00 – 22:00

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

     

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

Location: Rectorate Conference Room

WIPO CLOSED SESSION: LECTURES BY LECTURERS