How much does a Patent Attorney III make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Patent Attorney III in the United States is $83 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $75 and $97. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Patent Attorney III

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. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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