IP Support Unit

Duties

 To inform academic staff and students who would like to apply for an international or national patent or industrial design application about the granting process by one to one consultation, to prosecute different stages of the process on behalf of them, to give both tangible support and intangible support to be time and effort effective on these issues,

Academic staff and students who would like to apply for an international or national patent application are informed with respect to process and procedure as mentioned below:

  • Firstly, presearch techniques from free databases about the subject matter to apply for a patent application are shown,

  • Information on formal requirements of filing a patent application and the required documents is given,

  • Information on patent application fees and providing financial support for the patent applications from The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is given,

  • Information on patent application phases is given,

  • Information on procedure for continuation of validity of a patent is given.

 To provide the continuity of the process by doing search both nationally and internationally about the results of the studies and to develop tangible strategies in the lights of feedback received.

 To continue activities by being in interaction and close collaboration with academic staff, students, related units of the university, Turkish Patent Institute (TPI) and The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). 

 To provide free publications of Turkish Patent Institute related to national and international intellectual property legislation.

 To develop new and strategic expansion in the frame of the basic policies of the university administration. In other words, to contribute our University for creation of innovative expansion in patent and industrial design issues.