Senior Associate, Patent Salary

Senior Associate, Patents in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $93K per year. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$86,985 - $245,659
$140K
MEDIAN: $140,000
50%

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Job Description for Senior Associate, Patent

Most of the time, senior associates, patent, work in an office for various organizations. These positions can be related to administrative work of their organization, which often require a bachelor's degree in business or other relevant fields. Alternatively, they are lawyers who work directly with patent laws. For senior patent associates who work directly with patent laws, a Juris Doctor degree and significant experience in patent and copyright issues are often required. They must have good standing with a legal bar association in the United States.

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Senior Associate, Patent Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.

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Key Stats for Senior Associate, Patent

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Senior Associate, Patent Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$140,000

Mid-Career
▼32%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: