Average Experienced Patent Attorney with Legal Research Skills Salary

$152,500
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$119k
MEDIAN
$153k
75%
$186k

The average salary for a Patent Attorney is $152,500

Base Salary
$119k - $186k
Bonus
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$144k - $214k
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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
75.0%
Female
25.0%
This data is based on 4 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

100%

Vision

100%