Kemal Rifat Aygör

Senior Licence Programme Manager at Vestel AS
Ranked in Defensive patent aggregation, Licensing, Valuation
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Kemal Rıfat Aygör is a senior licence programme manager in the IPR Department at Vestel Elektronik A.Ş which is one of the leading companies in consumer electronics. In this role, Mr Aygör is responsible for all aspects of IP matters including IP creating, patent prosecution, licensing discussion, licensing dispute, patent litigation and IP monetisation. He coordinates the patent application processes and patent portfolio of Vestel Elektronik. He has an active role in the business, licensing and technical discussions with licensors or patent owners. Mr Aygör has participated in many patent licence negotiations and worked on strategic licensing matters.

Mr Aygör has been serving on Vestel IPR Department for almost 14 years. He is a European patent attorney with strong technical expertise and knowledge in the electronic field. He has acquired an extensive experience in the licensing discussion on the Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) and he has deep knowledge on FRAND (Fair, Reasonable and Non- Discriminatory) licensing matters.

Mr Aygör enjoys sharing knowledge and experience on SEPs with the IP community, particularly in Turkey. He is an active speaker in conferences and events by various organisations.

Mr Aygör received his bachelor’s degree in electrical & electronics engineering and his master of science degree in engineering management.

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