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Evers Legal has been exclusively retained to assist the Environmental & Applied Solutions businesses of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), in filling a newly created high level intellectual property leadership role.

You will oversee and execute IP strategy and innovation for a broad range of independently operated Danaher subsidiary companies globally. The position will be based in Wood Dale, Illinois (suburban Chicago), at the headquarters of Videojet Technologies, the largest of Danaher’s product identification businesses.

You will manage a small team of U.S. and European based IP attorneys, and you will report to the General Counsel of the $4.4B Environmental & Applied Solutions reporting unit of Danaher. You will be responsible for significant IP portfolio management, continuous process innovation, outside counsel selection and management, and M&A integration activities.

Companies under this IP umbrella include some of the following Product Identification subsidiaries: Videojet, Esko, Pantone, x-rite, Linx, Laetus, and Blue Software. Companies under this IP umbrella also include some of the following Water Quality subsidiaries: ChemTreat, Trojan Technologies, and Hach.

We seek a leader with 10+ years of legal experience, ideally to include in-house IP portfolio management experience. We require an undergraduate background in Engineering or Physical Science and USPTO registration. The critical soft skills we seek are interpersonal. You will be engaged in relationship building with business unit leaders and engineers globally, and collaborating with counterparts throughout Danaher. Up to 40% travel is anticipated once post-pandemic business conditions permit. Near-term, work from home protocols would be the norm for you and your team.

Compensation is competitive for this leadership role and includes attractive equity in Danaher. If interested, please send a resume in confidence to Mike Evers via mike@everslegal.com.

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