$122,655
Avg. Salary
$75.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$39,305

Bonus

$1,250

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Patent Attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina is $75.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Patent Attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina is $122,655 per year.

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Salary $122,655
Bonus $39,305
Profit Sharing $1,250
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$60,820 - $224,882
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Patent Attorney

A patent attorney works in a company to ensure that its patents adhere to standard protocols and are defended against infringements. The position requires the candidate to have a law degree and to have passed the bar exam in the state in which the company is located. Additionally, certain companies look for lawyers who have studied engineering, biological, or other technology-related fields.

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Patent Attorney Tasks
  • Discuss invention and research the likelihood of successfully attaining a patent.
  • Litigates patent infringement controversies in court.
  • Works with federal patent examiners to resolve any patent related issues.
  • Describe inventions in strict legal terms and drafts patent application; challenge, negotiate, resolve and amend contested patent areas.
  • Analyze scientific and technical documents previously granted patents to determine if invention is new, innovative and does not infringe upon patented items.

About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

Patent Attorney Job Listings

Key Stats for Patent Attorney

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
27%
10-19 years
45%

Experience Affects Patent Attorney Salaries

Experienced
▲58%

National Average
$124,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
27%
10-19 years
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 13%