Ayça Koroğlu

Intellectual Property Consulting

About

Ayça is an intellectual property (IP) counsel, dedicated to provide cutting edge IP services for innovators of all shapes and sizes from startups to global brands. She has been involved in a wide range of IP activities including, but not limited to, patent literature search, drafting patent applications and IP management throughout her career.

Since she began her career in Istanbul in 2016, Ayça had the chance to work in top leading IP firms in Turkey as a patent engineer practicing in a variety of technical fields ranging from life sciences to information technology. Today, she continues to build innovative IP strategies and targeted business networks to form successful and meaningful work to propel the economy and society forward.

In 2011, she graduated from the faculty of sciences at Haliç University, majoring in Molecular Biology and Genetics. In following years, with the highest honors she recieved her Master’s Degree in Computational Science and Bioinformatics at Kadir Has University where she also worked as a research assistant. During her academic research -supported by The Scientific And Technological Research Council Of Turkey- Ayça studied molecular modeling and molecular dynamics simulation based drug design. By 2018, she completed a two-year program of “Training in European and International Patent Law” at Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) University of Strasbourg.

She is a fluent speaker of English and Turkish.

Publications

  • Transmembrane helix 6 observed at the interface of β2AR homodimers in blind docking studies 2015 Journal of biomolecular Structure & Dynamics doi: 10.1080/07391102.2014.962094
  • Prediction of the Monomer-Monomer Interface Region of the ß2Ar Homodimer Receptor via Docking Experiments 2011  Biophysical Journal doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2011.11.2570

Highlights

  • Drafted international/ European office action responses and patent applications and conducted patentability searches for well-respected universities under the supervision of several European patent attorneys.
  • Established, managed and prosecuted an IP portfolio with a size of 20 national patent applications and several design assets for an electronics startup firm based in ITU ARI TEKNOKENT.

Practice Areas

Prosecution

Protection of inventions and designs can secure important competitive advantages. The necessary expertise and the experience to meet all the requirements regarding content and form that are needed for an IP application are of great importance.

§ Patent applications
§ Design applications 

Workshops

Workshops on a wide range of topics are being conducted to raise awareness on Intellectual Property particularly for startups and SMEs.

§ Employee inventions
§ Invention disclosure record
§ Reading and interpreting patent documents

Search

Prior to the registration of IP rights and while maintaining your existing portfolio, modern search tools and databases should be used in order to minimize risks. Based on a high quality research, an effective IP strategy can be developed.

§ Research on prior art
§ Freedom to Operate

Contact

Silahşör Caddesi, Birahane Sk.
No:1 Şişli/İstanbul, 34381