Managing Intellectual Property in Universities

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, Supervisory Board, European Patent Academy; President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, 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: Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Vice Rector, University IP Council, Chair, 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 IP Academy and Road Map Implementation
  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      
Speaker: Ms. Melda Uzbil, University Relations Director, Michigan Economic Development, Michigan, USA      
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: Assoc. Prof. Abdülmecit Karataş, General Secretary, 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: (TBD)  Moderator: Mr. Marcelo Di Pietro
Speaker: Mr. Mahmut Abra, General Manager (BÜVAK) Boğaziçi University Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey Speakers: All WIPO Participants
Topic: (TBD)      
Speaker: Ms. Zeynep Birsel, Manager, Technology Transfer Office, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey      
Topic: (TBD)      
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: Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Vice Rector, University IP Council, Chair, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
  Panel of Chairs (listed in the order of panels)
  Mr. Kaan Dericioğlu, President, Ankara Patent Bureau, TOBB Turkish Patent and Trademark Representatives Assembly, Ankara, Turkey
Mr. Michal Svantner, Director, DCEA, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Ali Rıza Kaylan, Department of Industrial Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Abdülmecit Karataş, General Secretary, Istanbul Development Agency (İSTKA), Istanbul, Turkey

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
  Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Professor, Vice Rector, University IP Council, Chair, 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, Supervisory Board, European Patent Academy; President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, Ankara,Turkey
     
19:00 – 22:00 Bosphorus Dinner Cruise
     

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

Location: Rectorate Conference Room

WIPO CLOSED SESSION: LECTURES BY LECTURERS

 

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