Are you an experienced IP counsel and would you like to advance your career in one of the world’s largest and best known industrial IP organizations? Then joining Philips Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S) as an IP Counsel is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career.
As an IP Counsel in IP&S you will be a strategic advisor in IP matters to Philips‘ businesses and research organizations. Including, building the IP portfolio, providing optimal protection to the businesses, managing the creation of such an IP portfolio and contributing value to Philips’ businesses by capturing value from that portfolio. You will build and implement business cases for exploiting parts of the IP portfolio through negotiating licensing and other commercial IP-based deals. You also manage third-party IP risks, and when needed, seek to get access to third-party IP at the lowest cost possible for Philips’ products and services. You also handle all IP matters in a wide range of collaborations with third parties.
Joining Philips IP&S as an IP Counsel, you will become part of an international community of IP professionals with wide-ranging technical backgrounds and IP experience, gained both inside and outside Philips. Comprising professionals of many different nationalities who collaborate with Philips businesses across the globe, the Philips IP&S team offers you excellent opportunities for learning and professional networking in order to increase your knowledge of intellectual property matters and to continue your professional development.
The IP Counsel position provides a unique opportunity to experience the use of Intellectual Property and its impact on the Philips Group. Philips offers you a challenging position with excellent career development possibilities and the salary and benefits package that you would expect from a leading multinational company.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.
We are looking for
A candidate with:
A Technical Master’s or PhD degree in e.g. physics, electronics, mechanical engineering, or computer sciences
A minimum of 2-3 years of working experience as a qualified Patent Attorney
Strong professional drive
Excellent Analytical and Intellectual capabilities
Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating abilities
The confidence and communications skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally
Fluency in English.
Recruitment process and contact
If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 217900.
We do not have a specific closing date as we are looking to hire for multiple positions, varying in seniority. But we urge you to apply as soon as possible.
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