Average Patent Attorney with Prosecution Skills Salary

$144,352
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$95k
MEDIAN
$144k
90%
$214k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $144,352

Base Salary
$95k - $214k
Bonus
$2k - $41k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $59k
Total Pay
$97k - $249k
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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
76.5%
Female
23.5%
This data is based on 81 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

71%

Vision

62%

None

18%