How much does a Patent Attorney IV make in the United States? The average Patent Attorney IV salary in the United States is $206,386 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $187,102 and $233,444. Salary ranges 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $187,102 10% $169,544 90% $258,078 75% $233,444 $206,386 50%(Median)
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Patent Attorney IV 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 IV prosecutes violations of organization's registrations and/or patents. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Additionally, Patent Attorney IV requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Patent Attorney IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Patent Attorney IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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