$140,000
Avg. Salary
$67.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Patent Attorney in Austin, Texas is $67.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Patent Attorney in Austin, Texas is $140,000 per year.

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Salary $49,316 - $198,725
Bonus $5,000
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$49,665 - $205,549
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Patent Attorney

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 20%