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

“Sertaç Köksaldı IPR Achievement Award” Ceremony:


Keynote Speech
Hüsnü Özyeğin Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors Fiba Holding, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Özyeğin University, IstanbulLinkedIn
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
Prof. Hasan MandalPresident, The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara
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Michal SvantnerDirector Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), GenevaLinkedIn
Thomas BereuterProgramme Area Manager, Innovation Support, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich LinkedIn
Prof. Habip AsanPresident Turkish Patent & Trademark Office (Turk Patent), AnkaraLinkedIn
Prof. Orhan AydınAudit Board Member, Council of Higher Education (YÖK), AnkaraLinkedIn
2nd Panel Success Stories: UK Best Practices
Cengiz Tarhan Managing Director UCL Business PLC, London
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Jeff Skinner Executive Director, London Business School, LondonLinkedIn
Peter GrantMD New Business and Partnerships, IP Group plc, LondonLinkedIn
Christoph RuedigManaging Partner, Albion Capital, LondonLinkedIn
3rd Panel New Insights from the Start-Up Nation
Nava Swersky Sofer Board Member IMI, Israel
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(TBA)The Yozma Grup, Tel Aviv
(TBA)Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Glen Gardner President of Vortechs Group, Ohio
(Chair)LinkedIn
4th Panel EIF Panel Continental Europe Best Practices
Sandra Ferri Head of Technology Transfer Investments at European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
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Nur OzdemirEuropean Investment Fund (EIF), LuxembourgLinkedIn
Harm de VriesGeneral Partner at Innovation Industries, Naarden, NetherlandsLinkedIn
Cesare MaifrediGeneral Partner, 360 Capital Partners, MilanLinkedIn
Nader SabbaghianGeneral Partner at 360 Capital Partners, LondonLinkedIn
5 October, Friday
Keynote Speech
Kemal YamankaradenizChairman of Board, Destek Patent A.Ş. Istanbul
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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
(Chair)LinkedIn
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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Davis Farmer Royal Ullysess Advisory Group, Boston LinkedIn
7th Panel Patent Evaluations and Turkish Technology Funds
Timuçin Bilgör BUBA, Istanbul
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Deepak Sharma CEO, Anjay Venture Partners, San Francisco Bay Area LinkedIn
Uğur YalçınerChairman, Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (PEM), owner Yalçıner Patent & Danışmanlık Lmt. Şti., and partner in BCP Counseling, AnkaraLinkedIn
Prof. Ahmet YozgatlıgilAdvisor to the President of Middle East Technical University, AnkaraLinkedIn
Rohit Singh Gole Senior Consultant, IP Solutions - MENA, Clarivate Analytics, DubaiLinkedIn
8th Panel Legal Matters on Licensing, Shareholder Agreements and Contractual issues
Kaan DericioğluHead of Board of Directors, Ankara Patent, Ankara
(Chair)
Kevin NachtrabSenior IP Attorney for Johnson & Johnson, and ex-President of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Brussels LinkedIn
Aylin Aktürk SahinCEO - Igniters Tech Consulting, San FranciscoLinkedIn
Nebi Cem ErdoganHead of International Technology Transfer Partnerships - Global Commercialization Agency, Austin LinkedIn
M. N. Aydin DerisFounding Partner, Deris Intellectual Property Attorneys, Istanbul LinkedIn
Closing Remarks
Prof. Ayşın Baytan Ertüzün Vice Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
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