Mustafa Çakır

Mustafa Çakır


I am an industrial engineer with more than 10 years-experience in University-Industry collaborations, patent portfolio management, patent data analytics, Licensing and spinoff creation.
I am leading my own company Patent Effect and also working at Sabanci University technology transfer office as Patent Attorney, IP Management and Licensing lead. I mainly lead patent portfolio management, licensing of IP-based technologies and commercialization of IP-based spinoff companies. I completed my practical technology transfer experiences in NIH (National Institutes of Health, USA), UCLB (UK) and Cambridge Enterprise (UK). I am also creator of Connect4tech program ( designed for fostering technology commercialization by matching patent holders and technology seekers. I am also the team leader of IP CAMP program ( which is the first and only training camp in Turkey dedicated to IP management and technology licensing.
I am acting as General Secretary of LES Turkey which is the part of LES International for Turkey.
QPIP: Qualified patent information professional
RTTP: Registered Technology Transfer Professional

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