Patent Attorney III 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. Being a Patent Attorney III prosecutes violations of organization's registrations and/or patents. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Additionally, Patent Attorney III requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Patent Attorney III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Patent Attorney III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience.