IP Conference - 2017

Sertaç Köksaldı IPR Achievement Award

       
       

Sertaç Köksaldı IPR Achievement Award was launched in October 2018 on the occasion of the 8th Annual International Conference on Managing Intellectual Property in Universities to commemorate the contributions that late Sertaç Köksaldı made to promote the development of IP in Turkey.

This year’s Award will be conferred during the 9th Intellectual Property Management Conference that will be held on 17-18 October 2019. Nominees will be judged by the Award Evaluation Committee, which consists of the representatives of the four research universities that are the organizers of the conference, namely Boğaziçi University, Koç University, Özyeğin University, and METU as well as IP Law Firms, NGOs and private corporations such as AIPPI Turkey, LES Turkey, Arçelik, Deris Patent and Ankara Patent.

Application Deadline: 6 September 2019
The guidelines for applications and selection criteria are available under the link below:
http://www.ipconference.boun.edu.tr/ipconference-2019/?p=odul_bilgi

See you at the Award ceremony on October 17, 2019!

On the late Sertaç Köksaldı (1969-2018)
Sertaç Köksaldı obtained a BSc degree from Bogazici University in Industrial Engineering, followed by an LLB degree from Yeditepe University Law Faculty.

He began his career at Bilkent University’s Department of Industrial Engineering where he worked as a research assistant from 1991 to 1993. He, then, joined Arçelik A.Ş. in 1993. He founded the Intellectual Property Department at Arçelik A.Ş. where he laid the foundations and developed the roadmap for an IP strategy in the company. He served as Head of Intellectual Property at Arçelik A.Ş. until 2016 where he managed the patent, brand and design portfolios and carried out the company's licensing activities. Sertaç Köksaldı was instrumental in making Arçelik a leader in the field by integrating intellectual property management strategies and business plans.

He was widely recognized for his innovative and creative solutions for resolving intricate IP conflicts. Sertaç Köksaldı continued his career as a partner in Deris Patent and Trademark Agency. He was a European Patent Attorney as well as a Turkish Patent and Trademark Attorney. He was the president of AIPPI Turkey and member of the Licensing Executives Society’s Turkey Branch, and the Turkish Business Association’s (TÜSİAD) Intellectual Property Working Group. He represented Turkey in Business Europe Patents Working Group and the Council of Epi.

Sertaç Köksaldı became an exemplary model for the IP community during his brief life. He played a pioneering and leading role in many IP related organizations and events. He will always be remembered for his constructive style and warm manner. His zeal and genuine passion for enriching the IP ecosystem will remain as a source of inspiration for all.

 


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