A Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) earns an average salary of $95,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$59,180 - $139,478
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$59K
$95K
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MEDIAN: $95,000
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$59,180 - $139,478  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$3,370  
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$59,598 - $148,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Patent Agent (Non-Attorney)

In the United States, a patent agent is required to pass the patent bar exam. This exam is administered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Once a person passes this exam, they then must be officially registered with the same office. This registration entitles a person to prepare, file, and prosecute applications for patents on behalf of a client. It is also required that a patent agent have an educational background in either engineering or science.

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Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Tasks

  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.
  • Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.

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Experience Affects Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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