$114,860
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The average pay for a Patent Attorney in Detroit, Michigan is $114,860 per year.

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Salary $60,402 - $198,659
Bonus $5,087
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$60,402 - $223,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 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 Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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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
40%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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