Technically-minded, open to new ideas, and a lateral thinker who’s not afraid of big challenges? Then we’d like to hear from you.
As a member of our Intellectual Property & Standards team, you will work in a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary environment, working with different businesses, products, markets and technologies. Every day offers new challenges. Enjoy taking strategic responsibility for decisions that have a major impact on profits, and the satisfaction of delivering advanced IP solutions aimed at improving people’s lives all over the world.
Maximizing the value of our IP requires technical knowledge, affinity with intellectual property, investigative skills and out-of-the-box entrepreneurial thinking. As well as protecting our inventions, you will be involved in proactively searching out new applications, markets and business models to generate new revenue streams
With strategic responsibility for decisions that have a major impact on our profit line, you will have the satisfaction of delivering advanced IP solutions aimed at improving people’s lives all over the world.
Typical positions in intellectual property at Philips Intellectual property counsel (trademarks and copyright) Intellectual licensing professional Standardization officer
Intellectual property counsel (entrepreneurial)
In this role you develop and realize new intellectual property value-capturing opportunities, initiate investigative studies to identify IP business opportunities, and define and execute business plan. You realize the potential value of new business cases, including negotiations with third parties.
You will support business sector projects, provide IP legal and pro-active (upfront) IP legal counsel.
Draft necessary rules and templates, integrating IP contract approval flows, participate in negotiations with third parties and provide general IP legal advice and training. Interact with courts, state authorities, prepare claims, requests, replies to requests and other IP legal documents.
You will have the technical, negotiating and legal skills to turn intellectual property into assets that support our growth, profitability and competitiveness. With the ability to think ‘out-of-the-box’, you will create new business models and opportunities to exploit intellectual property rights.
You will be a strategic leader in standardization, including actively steering standardization projects, within a business strategy that you will help to define, advise on IP clauses in standardization contracts and create valuations and business plans that support standards-related business decisions. Lobby and maintain contacts with other companies, establish new relationships and lead teams in external standardization efforts.
Typical positions in intellectual property at Philips
Intellectual property counsel (trademarks and copyright)
Intellectual licensing professional