Average Late-Career Patent Attorney with Biotechnology Skills Salary

$220,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$178k
MEDIAN
$220k
75%
$275k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $220,000

Base Salary
$178k - $275k
Bonus
$0 - $22k
Total Pay
$190k - $280k
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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
100.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

67%

Dental

67%

Vision

67%

None

33%