Wednesday, 14 May 2014
Thursday, 15 May 2014
Friday, 16 May 2014

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

17.00-19.00 hrs

Welcome drink in the exhibition area

Thursday, 15 May 2014

08.00 hrs
Registration opens
09.00 hrs

Official opening
hosted by Richard Flammer, Principal Director Patent information and European Patent Academy, European Patent Office

Welcome by

Habip Asan, President of the Turkish Patent Institute
Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office
Fikri Işik, Turkish Minister of Science, Industry and Technology

Keynote speech
Rethink networking: Abstract - Script and slides
Arne Krüger, Moving Targets Consulting GmbH

10.15 - 11.00 hrs Coffee break and networking opportunity
11.00 - 12.30 hrs

Partnership working and increasing capacity in PATLIBs
Dave Hopkins, UK Intellectual Property Office
Luke Burton, Newcastle City Library
, United Kingdom
Presentation (PDF, 4.4 MB)

New system for PATLIBs in Turkey and their role in technology transfer
Mehmet Nurşad Sözer, Turkish Patent Institute
Presentation (PDF, 221 KB)

PATLIB transformation – from governmental institution to private entity – the case of Estonia
Marius Kuningas, Estonian Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Centre
Presentation (PDF, 1.3 MB)

How the PATLIBs can make a difference for their clients and for the IP professionals
Richard Gallafent, European patent attorney, United Kingdom
Presentation (PDF, 74 KB)

12.30 - 14.00 hrs Lunch and table talks
14.00 - 15.30 hrs

In parallel: 4 breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

  1. Transnational support to partners for establishing and managing their national networks of IP intermediaries
    Roger Hildebrandt, German Patent and Trade Mark Office
    Presentation (PDF, 618 KB)
  2. PuntoCartesiano: a new IP community
    Sandra Ennas and Silvia Marcis, Sardegna Ricerche, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 326 KB)
  3. Retrieving data from "exotic" databases in patent search
    Abraham Haek Pérez, IDEA Agency Granada, Spain
    Presentation (PDF, 2.2 MB)
  4. Patent information services and e-learning resources at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    Andrew Czajkowski and Alejandro Roca Campana, WIPO
    Presentation (PDF, 3.1 MB)
15.30 - 16.00 hrs Coffee break and networking opportunity
16.00 - 17.30 hrs

Short exhibitor presentations

Elmyra IP suite navigator
Wolf von Gartzen, Elmyra

What’s new in LexisNexis IP solutions?
Matthieu Ravillon, LexisNexis

PatBase: the global patent family database packed with expert tools for professional searchers
Greg Harrop-Griffiths, Minesoft

IP Journey Map – the strategic value of such tools in helping PATLIBs to foster understanding
Mustafa Çakir, Ege Univ. EBILTEM Tech Transfer Office and EEN, Turkey
Presentation (PDF, 806 KB)

Diving for pearls: how patent information can support PATLIB centres in the services they offer
Christian Soltmann, European Patent Office

Blazej Feret, Lodz University of Technology
Presentation (PDF, 649 KB)

Entertaining tools for IPR promotion

Susanne Ruffert, Patent- und Normenzentrum Aachen, Germany
Jouni Hynynen, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
, Finland
Presentation (PDF, 276 KB)

18.30 hrs Buses leave for evening event at Kiz Kulesi (Maiden's Tower)

Friday, 16 May 2014 

09.00 - 10.30 hrs

In parallel: 4 breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

  1. Growing the potential of IP service offerings for PATLIBs through the INNOVACCESS network
    Sigrid Kohll / Cyrille Dubois, Centre Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
    Presentation (PDF, 1.3 MB)
  2. IP Journey Map and patent search game – a practical overview
    Mustafa Çakir, Ege University EBILTEM Tech Transfer Office and EEN, Turkey
  3. A closer look at evaluating the inventive level of patents
    Mircea Frunza, National Inventics Institute – PATLIB Iasi, Romania
    Presentation (PDF, 381 KB)
  4. From the teenager to the entrepreneur - what teaching methods can you use to get them all engaged in IP
    Claire Howell, Aston University, United Kingdom
    Presentation (PDF, 277 KB)
    Cornel Ciupan, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Presentation (PDF, 318 KB)
10.30 - 11.00 hrs Coffee break and networking opportunity
11.00 - 12.30 hrs

In parallel: 4 breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

  1. Quality management in PATLIB centres’ services and the role that certification plays in it
    Kristin Speck, INPI France
    Presentation (PDF, 289 KB)
    Mihail Titu, University of Sibiu
    , Romania
    Presentation (PDF, 753 KB)
  2. The university experience: challenges and solutions
    Hana Churackova, IPO of the Czech Republic
    Presentation (PDF, 774 KB)
    Nuri Basoglu, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
    Presentation (PDF, 291 KB)
  3. From ideas to growth: helping SMEs get value from their IP for business
    Sally Long, UK Intellectual Property Office
    Presentation (PDF, 307 KB)
  4. IP rights intensive industries: contribution to economic performance and employment in the EU - a study by the EPO and OHIM
    George Lazaridis, European Patent Office  
    Carolina Arias, Office for harmonization in the internal market (OHIM)
    Presentation (PDF, 704 KB)
12.30 - 14.00 hrs Lunch
14.00 - 15.30 hrs Patent information centres as neutral and competent advisors on patent management processes
Birgit Binjung, WTSH, Germany
Presentation (PDF, 360 KB)

Helping SMEs integrate IP into their business strategies
Carole Bremeersch, INPI France
Presentation (PDF, 81 KB)

Consulting services on intellectual property for entrepreneurs
Cornelia Blau, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Presentation (PDF, 829 KB)

Horizon 2020 – new opportunities for PATLIB centres?
Michel Poireau, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
Presentation (PDF, 96 KB)

The EPO's PATLIB reorientation project
Heidrun Krestel, European Patent Office
Presentation (PDF, 162 KB)

Closing remarks by the EPO
15.30 hrs Coffee break and close

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