AGC / IP – Knowles Corp

Evers Legal has been exclusively engaged by Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) to recruit an Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property. Reporting to the General Counsel and managing a small team of IP legal professionals, you will play a strategically important role in managing a robust and growing patent portfolio.

We seek 15+ years of experience, including a preference for candidates with in-house experience managing patent portfolios. An electrical engineering orientation is preferred, although we will consider mechanical engineering and IP generalist backgrounds. This position will be based at Knowles’ HQ in Itasca, IL. Occasional travel to business and engineering locations in northern California and overseas will be required. Local candidates preferred, but we will also consider non-local candidates who can commit to timely relocation.

About Knowles:

Founded in 1946, Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) is a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components serving the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, military, aerospace and industrial markets. Knowles has a leading position in micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones, speakers and receivers which are used in smartphones, tablets and mobile handsets. Knowles is also a leading manufacturer of transducers used in hearing aids and other medical devices. Knowles’ focus on the customer, combined with unique technology, rigorous testing and global scale, helps to deliver innovative solutions and consistently dependable and precise products. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, USA, Knowles has more than 8,000 employees in 25 locations around the world.

Compensation for this opportunity is strong. If interested, please email a resume to mike@everslegal.com and/or call 312-225-1144 for more information. Please note that our search firm is working on this position exclusively, so inquiries made directly with Knowles will be routed to us.