Average Patent Attorney with Technical Writing Skills Salary

$140,383
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$81k
MEDIAN
$140k
90%
$220k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $140,383

Base Salary
$81k - $220k
Bonus
$2k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $5k
Total Pay
$89k - $229k
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What Do Patent Attorneys Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
80.0%
Female
20.0%
This data is based on 30 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

77%

Vision

61%

None

16%