IP Conference - 2017
4 October, Thursday
Welcome Speech
Prof. Mehmed ÖzkanRector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul LinkedIn

“Sertaç Köksaldı IPR Achievement Award” Ceremony:


Keynote Speech
Kemal Yamankaradeniz Chairman of Board, Destek Patent A.Ş. Istanbul
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1st Panel International, Regional & National Strategies of Public Institutions on The Role of TTOs in Enhancing Academic IP Commercialization on International, Regional and National Scale
Ebru TanDirector of Research Project Development and Technology Transfer, Koç University, Istanbul
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Michal SvantnerDirector Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
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Thomas BereuterProgramme Area Manager, Innovation Support, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
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Prof. Habip AsanPresident Turkish Patent & Trademark Office (Turk Patent), Ankara
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Prof. Orhan AydınAudit Board Member, Council of Higher Education (YÖK), AnkaraLinkedIn
Elif KoşokTEYDEP Venture Capital Funding Group Executive Board Coordinator (TUBİTAK), Ankara
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2nd Panel Success Stories: UK Best Practices
Cengiz TarhanManaging Director UCL Business PLC, London
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Jeff Skinner Executive Director, London Business School, London
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Peter GrantMD New Business and Partnerships, IP Group plc, London
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Christoph RuedigManaging Partner, Albion Capital, London
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3rd Panel New Insights from the Start-Up Nation
Nava Swersky Sofer Board Member IMI, Israel
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Tamar Raz CEO Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd., Jerusalem
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Davis Farmer Royal Ullysess Advisory Group, Boston LinkedIn
Glen Gardner President of Vortechs Group, Ohio
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4th Panel EIF Panel Continental Europe Best Practices
Nur Ozdemir European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
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Yavuz KaynarFund Manager at European Investment Fund, Istanbul
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Harm de VriesGeneral Partner at Innovation Industries, Naarden, Netherlands
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Cesare MaifrediGeneral Partner, 360 Capital Partners, Milan
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Erhan KılıçözlüCFA - Managing Partner, ACT, Istanbul
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5 October, Friday
5th Panel WIPO Department for Transition & Developed Countries: “WIPO IP Toolkit for Academic Institution
Michal SvantnerDirector Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
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Mohammad AlhabbalAssociate Program Officer, Development Sector, WIPO, Geneva
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Nedeljko MilosavljevićDirector, TTO University of Belgrade. Belgrade
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Nefissa ChakrounSenior Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Consultant, Tunisia
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Prof. Nabil ArmanComputer Science and Information Technology Department, Palestine Polytechnic University, Hebron
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Mohammed AljafariManaging Director of Intellectual Property Commercialization Office, iPark Department, Royal Scientific Society, Amman
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Majda Said Al-HinaiTechnology Transfer Innovation & Entrepreneurship Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
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Konul Ramiq AliyevaHead of Department of Social Sciences, Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, Baku
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Bozena KaczmarskaDirector, Center for Protection of IP, Kielce University of Technology, Kielce
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Sheikha Al AkhzamiDirector of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
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6th Panel Success Stories: USA Best Practices
Christopher R. NobleDirector of Corporate Engagement Environmental Solutions Initiative MIT and AUTM Board of Directors, Boston
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Brendan RauwVice President | Business Development | Licensing | New Ventures Portland, Oregon
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Cheryl TurnbullSr Director - Venture Capital and New Ventures at The Ohio State University, Columbus
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Peter RousosDirector, Economic and New Venture Development Vanderbilt University, Nashville
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7th Panel Patent Evaluations and Turkish Technology Funds
Timuçin Bilgör BUBA, Istanbul
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Uğur YalçınerChairman, Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (PEM), owner Yalçıner Patent & Danışmanlık Lmt. Şti., and partner in BCP Counseling, Ankara
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Prof. Ahmet YozgatlıgilAdvisor to the President of Middle East Technical University, Ankara
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Ralph KrayHead International Affairs Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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Rohit Singh Gole Senior Consultant, IP Solutions - MENA, Clarivate Analytics, Dubai
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8th Panel Legal Matters on Licensing, Shareholder Agreements and Contractual issues
Kaan DericioğluHead of Board of Directors, Ankara Patent, Ankara
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Kevin NachtrabSenior IP Attorney for Johnson & Johnson, and ex-President of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Brussels
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Aylin Aktürk SahinCEO - Igniters Tech Consulting, San Francisco
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Önder Erol ÜnsalIPR Gezgini Org., Ankara
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M. N. Aydin DerisFounding Partner, Deris Intellectual Property Attorneys, Istanbul
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Closing Remarks
Prof. Ayşın Baytan Ertüzün Vice Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
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