Philips Lighting IP Counsel - Senior Licensing Professional in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Do you have the IP Licensing experience and the technical, negotiating and legal skills to turn Intellectual Property into assets that support the growth, profitability and competitiveness of Philips’ businesses? Can you think ‘out-of-the-box’ to create new business models and opportunities for exploiting intellectual property rights? If the answer is yes, then joining Philips Intellectual Property as an IP Licensing Professional, as part of the enabLED: LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs Licensing Program, is an unique opportunity to accelerate your career in one of the world’s largest and best known industrial IP organizations.

Your responsibilities

As an IP Licensing Professional within Lighting Solutions you will identify, develop and close new license contracts with companies making use of Philips’ patents. Do you want to find out more about IP within Philips Lighting? Visit our IP website:

As an IP Counsel - Licensing professional you will lead or participate in projects to realize the potential value of new business cases, including negotiations with third parties. This requires a very high level of entrepreneurial drive and a can-do attitude.

Your team

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.

By joining Philips IP as an IP Licensing Professional, you are joining 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, continue your professional development and accelerate your career path.​ You will work with smart, passionate, energetic colleagues, dedicated to making an impact on people’s lives with light.

Our offer

We offer you a dynamic working environment in one of the world’s leading industrial Intellectual Property organizations together with excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents.

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

An experienced IP Licensing Professional with:

  • A Technical Masters degree and preferably an additional Business Masters degree

  • At least 5 years of experience in IP licensing, preferably in an IP intensive business

  • Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating skills

  • A pro-active, entrepreneurial, business-oriented working attitude and a proven understanding of the commercial value of Intellectual Property

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • 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. 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.