IP Counsel - Patent Attorney

Job TitleIP Counsel - Patent Attorney

Job DescriptionJob Title

IP Counsel - Patents (Lighting)

Your challenge

Are you an experienced IP counsel or currently in the process of becoming a qualified Patent Attorney 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 (IP) as an IP Counsel is an unique opportunity to accelerate your career.

Do you want to know more about IP within Philips Lighting? Visit our IP website: http://www.lighting.philips.com/main/ip/about.html

Your responsibilities

Do you want to discover what Life at Philips Lighting is all about? Watch to learn more and hear about our inspiring vision as the global leader in lighting, the impact our employees have working on lighting innovations that transform the world and our unique culture. As an IP Counsel in IP Lighting Solutions you will be a strategic advisor in IP matters to Philips' business and research organizations. Including, building the IP portfolio, providing optimal protection to the business, 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.

Your team

Joining Philips IP Lighting Solutions 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 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.

Our offer

The IP Counsel position provides an unique opportunity to experience the use of Intellectual Property and its impact on the Philips Group. If needed, we will provide you with the support to finalize your journey in becoming a qualified Patent Attorney and the professional guidance to accelerate your career path in Intellectual Property.

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:

  • Depending on experience, we offer you a market conform salary
  • A competitive benefits package, depending on location.
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance.
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching.
  • Healthy work-life balance.

We are looking for

A candidate with:

  • A Technical Master's or PHD degree in e.g. physics, electronics, mechanical engineering software or lighting.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of working experience in Intellectual Property and either a qualified Patent Attorney or in process to becoming 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

Contact and Recruitment Procedure

If you are attracted by the challenge of using your commercial and technical IP experience to maximize Philips' profits and competitive advantage, apply now and use vacancy number: 251172. Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting. Apply today. Several interviews and participation at an assessment center are part of the selection procedure.

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