Working at
Philips IP&S

Improve people's lives all around the world

Introduction

Working at Philips Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S) places you amongst the elite in intellectual property management. As a leading innovative company, Philips has a large IP portfolio with tens of thousands of patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights and trade secrets with a strong focus on leading-edge technology areas such as healthcare, LED lighting and consumer well-being.

Maximizing the value of that IP requires technical knowledge, affinity with intellectual property, investigative skills and out-of-the-box entrepreneurial thinking. We don’t just protect our inventions. We proactively search out new applications, markets and business models, in which we can use our IP to generate substantial new revenue streams.

If you’re technically minded, open to new ideas, capable of thinking laterally and not afraid to take up big challenges, we’d like to hear from you. Working at Philips IP&S will put you in a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary environment where you’ll work with different businesses, products, markets and technologies. No two days are the same and every day offers new challenges. You’ll have the strategic responsibility for making decisions that have a major impact on Philips’ profit line, and the satisfaction of delivering advanced IP solutions aimed at improving people’s lives all around the world.

Vacancies

Philips Intellectual Property and Standards (IP&S) is looking for IP Professionals who want to make an impact in one of the world’s largest and best known industrial organizations. As an IP Counsel you will be a strategic IP advisor to Philips’ business and research organizations. This will include building the IP portfolio, protecting the businesses and contributing to securing value from the portfolio.

Video testimonials

  • David Schreiber, Senior IP Counsel

  • Erik Pastink, IP Counsel

  • Hector Recoules, IP Counsel

  • Joost Bekkers, IP&S Manager, Consumer Lifestyle

  • Laurie Gathman, Principal IP Counsel, Philips IP&S

  • Maaike van Velzen, IP&S General Manager, Philips Group Innovation

  • Senior IP Counsel, Philips IP&S

  • Peter Zhang, Principal IP Counsel, Philips IP&S

  • Petro Oratis, HR Business Partner, Philips IP&S

  • Viswanathan Seshan, IP&S Manager Healthcare

Scholarship program

At Philips Intellectual Property & Standards we are constantly looking to attract and develop the best talent in the field of IP. So, together with the Center for Intellectual Property (CIP), we have developed a Scholarship Program for IP talents in China. The program aims to attract young talent from China, who have the potential and ambition to develop as IP professionals.

For more information, download the IP&S / CIP scholarship program leaflet

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