Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney is $129,728 per year. A skill in Intellectual Property (IP) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney Total Pay (?
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$79,414 - $197,728
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$79,414 - $197,728  
   
Bonus
$3,936 - $44,042  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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$79,733 - $234,084  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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Job Description for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney

  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

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Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$135,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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