Posted on: 01-24-2018
Philips was founded in 1891. Today it is one of the largest electronics companies in the world and employs around 105,000 people across more than 60 countries. Philips is organized into three main divisions: Consumer Lifestyle, Healthcare and Lighting. Philips currently holds around 54,000 patent rights, 39,000 trademarks, 70,000 design rights and 4,400 domain name registrations. Philips is registered in the Netherlands as a naamloze vennootschap and has its global headquarters in Amsterdam. At the end of 2013 Philips had 111 manufacturing facilities, 59 R&D Facilities across 26 countries and sales and service operations in around 100 countries.