Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager IP Strategy (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 47.000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


As an IP (Intellectual Property) Strategy Manager, you will be an integral part of our Innovation Strategy organization, contributing to the success of various projects through effective collaboration and leveraging your unique skill set while crafting your career. Dare to make an impact? This is how:

  • Carrying out project reviews to develop IP strategies in close collaboration with internal stakeholders, such as Research & Development, Sales, Marketing and the Corporate IP department
  • Contributing to review meetings where the existing patent portfolio is discussed on a regular basis and relevant decisions, like maintenance, subsequent filing, and nationalization decisions are made
  • Utilizing advanced patent-analysis capabilities to provide competitive intelligence to business stakeholders
  • Supporting the in- and out-licensing of IP rights
  • Maintaining and improving databases which are used to monitor the financial impact of our patent portfolio


  • University degree in chemistry, material science or business studies
  • A solid understanding of intellectual property and contract law
  • Profound IP management experience, especially in the area of patents
  • Strengths in communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Great team player with hands-on mentality
  • Fluent English language skills, German language is a plus but not mandatory

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: req62729
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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