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Chief Intellectual Property Counsel - Performance Materials and Technologies

Company: Honeywell
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

ChiefIntellectual Property Counsel - Performance Materials and Technologies

Honeywell Performance Materials & Technologies (PMT) is a $11B SBG(Strategic Business Group) with business in over 125 domestic and internationallocations. We are a world leader in diverse businesses, ranging from specialtychemicals, refrigerants and propellants, advanced materials, electronics, software,life sciences, oil and gas process technologies, and more ( are heavily invested in sustainability technologies, and Honeywell PMT isusing science and technology to make the world a better place!

In this role, you will serve as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel- Performance Materials & Technologies, based in Houston, Texas andlead all intellectual property (IP) matters for Honeywell PMT globally.

Define and execute our intellectual property strategy as the lead legal advisor for all IP matters.
Manage our IP function leading a global team and defining and deploying a robust execution model with transparency through operational KPIs and metrics.
Nurture a robust pipeline of innovative and differentiated ideas that can be converted into IP through training, IP workouts/brainstorming, integration into the product development process and rewards and recognition programs.
Develop and maintain a high quality and relevant IP portfolio (patents and trade secrets) to protect our technology differentiation across all of our business units.
Execute complex global commercial IP transactions including deal structuring, drafting and negotiation across a range of areas including software, hardware, services, strategic partnerships, JVs and M&A (including IP diligence and integration of acquisition targets).
Deploy and manage our trade secret protection program including source code protection and 3rd party information sharing and protection.
Manage IP disputes and litigation.
Drive revenue generating opportunities through IP assertation opportunities and licensing.

Education - BS degree and JD degree
Registered to practice before at least one state bar and the USPTO
Minimum 2 years of patent prosecution experience as a patent attorney
Minimum of 7 years legal experience directed to patent prosecution, intellectual property transactions,
and/or IP litigation
Must be a US citizen due to handling export control information.

Business acumen - capacity to learn business rapidly and become a business partner
Ability to influence and lead at all levels
Strong customer focus
Proactive mindset
Proven ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must be able to work flexible hours if required to meet the demands of the position
Integrity and good judgment are extremely important
A self-starter who is very productive and has the motivation to assume significant responsibility
Consistently make complex, timely decisions
Highly creative and Innovative
Convey information with clarity across diverse global teamsAdditional Information

JOB ID: req370970
Category: Legal
Location: 2101 CityWest Blvd,Houston,Texas,77042,United States
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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