Patent Attorney I Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Level I Patent Attorney, Patent Attorney I

What is the average annual salary for Patent Attorney I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Patent Attorney I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Patent Attorney I in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Patent Attorney I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Patent Attorney I in the United States is $83,598 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Patent Attorney I in the United States are expected to make less than $83,598.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $83,598
  • 10%$42,913
  • 25%$62,301
  • 75%$109,453
  • 90%$132,992

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Job Description for Patent Attorney I

Determines potential of granting patents on inventions or trademarks, and monitors possibility of infringement. Responsible for preparing and filing patent applications and trademark registrations, litigating pending applications and registrations, and reporting possible violations. Prosecutes violations of organization's registrations and/or patents. Requires a JD with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Patent Attorney I job description

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Categories:  Legal Services, Entry Level

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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