How much does a Top Patent Attorney make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Top Patent Attorney in the United States is $128 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $108 and $148. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Top Patent Attorney

Top Patent Attorney plans and directs all aspects of an organization's patent related legal issues. Provides patent expertise to other departments where needed. Being a Top Patent Attorney demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Additionally, Top Patent Attorney requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to top management. The Top Patent Attorney 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. To be a Top Patent Attorney typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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