Mr. Arnold Freeke
IP portfolio manager
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
Arnold Freeke is IP portfolio manager in Philips Intellectual Property & Standards. In this role Arnold is responsible for creating and maintaining an IP portfolio to support the business ambitions of various Business Units of Philips.
Arnold studied Electrical Engineering at Twente University. He started his career in 1989 as IC designer with AT&T NSI. In 1992 he joined Philips Semiconductors where he had several roles in circuit development and project management. In January 2006 he started IP Counsel with Philips Intellectual Property and Standards and qualified for Dutch and European patent attorney. As IP counsel Arnold was active in patent drafting, prosecution and advising the business and research on IP matters including litigation, IP conditions in development agreements, IP risk assessment.