Average Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) Skills Salary in Durham, North Carolina

$127,600
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The average salary for a Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) skills in Durham, North Carolina is $127,600.
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Job Description for Patent Attorney

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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Employees with Patent Attorney in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (29.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (23.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (16.5% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (2.0% less).

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