Average Experienced Patent Attorney with Biotechnology Skills Salary

$196,132
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$148k
MEDIAN
$196k
90%
$294k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $196,132

Base Salary
$148k - $294k
Bonus
$22k - $44k
Total Pay
$148k - $304k
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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
60.0%
Female
40.0%
This data is based on 5 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

70%

Dental

70%

Vision

50%

None

30%