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Senior Associate, Patent Salary

An average Senior Patent Associate in the United States can expect to take home roughly $90K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Senior Associate, Patents like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up a slight majority of Senior Associate, Patents (59 percent) who responded to the survey. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,000 - $172,361
(Median)
$46K
$90K
$170K
MEDIAN: $89,505
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$46,100 - $180,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Job Description for Senior Associate, Patent

Most of the time, senior associates, patent, work in an office for various organizations. These positions can be related to administrative work of their organization, which often require a bachelor's degree in business or other relevant fields. Alternatively, they are lawyers who work directly with patent laws. For senior patent associates who work directly with patent laws, a Juris Doctor degree and significant experience in patent and copyright issues are often required. They must have good standing with a legal bar association in the United States.

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Senior Associate, Patent Tasks

  • 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 Senior Associate, Patent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 75%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 3%
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