>With the sponsorship of TTGV (Turkish Development Foundation of Turkey ) and the EEN (European Enterprise Network ) LES Turkey ( Licensing Executives Society of Turkey ) organized a serial of seminars due to ‘’ IP Management and Commercialization ‘ . Starting at the Bilkent University in Ankara,the following seminar was held in the forefront of the 5. National Congress for Collaboration of University and Industry ( ÜSIMP ) at the Sabanci University in Istanbul.
The main speakers were Mr.Ömer Hızıoğlu , the current president of LES Turkey and general manager of Innovent Inc., as well as Mr .Ersin Dereligil, the founding president of LES Turkey and executive board member of Destek Patent Inc. Both of them emphasized the importance of commercialising and licensing for Intellectual Property and stated that a serial of special career development seminars comprising a training for licensing has been realized.
The purpose of this training is to share IP and licensing in an interactive way from the point of view of business managers in relation to the estimation of IP experts based on commercial and juridical perspectives.The training being limited to classes of 30 participants comprised 5 main parts like : basics of IP understanding, licensing basics, commercialization of IP rights , risk management and precedent case studies.
Commercialization of the technology is concerned to be the most crucial component of an economy based on knowledge. In order to increase their competitiveness companies, universities,SMEs and R&D centers spend billions of dollar for investigations in new developments to achieve important strategic resolutions.
The accurate management of IP rights as well as the maximizing of licensing processes is a sine qua non to use these investments in an efficient way for a modern economy.