Average Patent Attorney with Legal Document Review Skills Salary

$113,755
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$68k
MEDIAN
$114k
90%
$216k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $113,755

Base Salary
$68k - $216k
Bonus
$6k - $66k
Total Pay
$74k - $289k
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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
62.5%
Female
37.5%
This data is based on 8 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

64%

Dental

64%

Vision

64%

None

36%