How much does a Top Patent Attorney make? The median annual Top Patent Attorney salary is $233,560, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $196,066-$269,095, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 Top Patent Attorney in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Patent Attorney in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Top Patent Attorney in the United States is $233,560, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Patent Attorney in the United States are expected to make less than $233,560.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Patent Attorney that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Patent Attorney are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's patent related legal issues. Provides patent expertise to other departments where needed. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and be admitted into the state bar. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. View full job description