$83,500
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,000

Bonus

$13,000

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The median Patent Agent has a base pay of $83,500. Salaries generally range from $68k to $109k. The median bonus is $2,000. Skills that can affect salary include Engineering Design.
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Job Description for Patent Agent

Inventors looking to obtain protection for their innovations employ patent practitioners, otherwise known as patent agents, for assistance with the patent application process. Certified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), patent agents help prospective inventors navigate the complex requirements of patent application.

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Patent Agent Tasks
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.

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Key Stats for Patent Agent

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%