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Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property for Honeywell Security Group

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Honeywell
Location: Melville, NY
Date posted: 09/21/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:
Honeywell International is a $36 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For additional information, please visit www.honeywell.com .

The company is committed to providing quality products, integrated system solutions and services to customers around the world. Honeywell products touch the lives of most people everyday, whether you’re flying on a plane, driving a car, heating or cooling a home, furnishing an apartment, taking medication for an illness or playing a sport.

We have an opportunity as Assistant General Counsel-Intellectual Property for Honeywell's Security strategic business unit located at Melville, New York.

It's an exciting time to join Honeywell! Honeywell was once again listed on Fortune magazine March 2010 edition as one of the most admired and inventive companies.

Honeywell was named one of the "Top 10 Most Inventive Companies" in the U.S. by Forbes magazine. According to the article, "The U.S. companies that won the most patents last year also had high earnings and returns on capital, meaning they are good at wringing profits out of the money they invest." Honeywell holds more than 29,000 patents or pending patents worldwide and was ranked #8 among U.S. companies and #21 worldwide by the Intellectual Property Owners Association in the number of U.S. patents granted in 2008.

Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader of aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; power generation systems; specialty chemicals; fibers; plastics and advanced materials.

The company is committed to providing quality products, integrated system solutions and services to customers around the world. Honeywell products touch the lives of most people everyday, whether you're flying on a plane, driving a car, heating or cooling a home, furnishing an apartment, taking medication for an illness or playing a sport.

Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell employs approximately 125,000 people in 120 countries. Its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HON, as well as on the London, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges. It is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Honeywell is the company that will further your experience and career growth. Learn more about Honeywell initiatives at http://honeywell.feedroom.com /

Honeywell Security Group (HSG) is a strategic business unit in Automation and Control Solutions (ACS). HSG is a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of electronic security technology protecting millions of homes, businesses and government facilities across the globe. Products include burglar and fire alarms, access control and video surveillance systems. HSG serves customers worldwide from more than 120 offices in over 40 countries and its distribution business, ADI, has more than 200 branch locations.

We are seeking a proven leader with legal experience specifically focused on IP litigation, patent prosecution and intellectual property transactions. You will have strong business acumen; capacity to learn business rapidly and become a business partner with HSG.

Other key qualifications:
- Ability to influence and lead all levels
- Strong customer focus
- Proven ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Accessible and approachable
- Integrity and good judgment are extremely important
- Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence
- A self-starter who is very productive and has the motivation to assume significant responsibility


Your key responsibilities in this role include:

- Drive Honeywell technology licensing and patent enforcement opportunities and conduct licensing negotiations
- Develop and execute business-specific IP processes and strategies
- Drive freedom to practice program; evaluate and resolve product clearance issues
- Advise business on IP-related transaction provisions
- Manage patent application preparation and prosecution
- Manage IP portfolios and supervise outside counsel
- Educate management and technical staff regarding intellectual property protection
- Support M&A activities
- Help establish and drive IP best practices across Honeywell ACS businesses



Basic Qualifications:
- BS degree.
- JD, registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trade Office.
- Minimum of 5 years of substantive experience in intellectual property practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Technical degree is preferred (Engineering or Computer Science).
- Strong intellectual capacity, unquestioned integrity and high personal standards of excellence.
- An insatiable curiosity and interest in international business.
- A proactive mindset.

Honeywell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace.



Additional Information:Travel Percentage: 10%

Necessary Experience: N/A
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