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Patent Counsel
$127K-$155K / yr. (est.)
$127K
$141,392 / year
$156K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Patent Counsel

What does a Patent Counsel do?

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How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Patent Counsel?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Patent Counsel.
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Legal SecretarySeattle, WA - 9 months ago
Oh wow, I had no idea it takes that long to become a Patent Counsel! The legal field sure has its demands!
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Trademark AttorneyMiami, FL - 9 months ago
Is this just an average or is there a specific requirement in terms of years that you need to work before becoming a Patent Counsel?
How Long Do Patent Counsel Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Patent Counsels works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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Reference LibrarianChicago, IL - 10 months ago
I've been a Patent Counsel for six years now, but I've never changed jobs. It seems like this data might not capture the majority of us who stick around!
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Legal SecretaryHouston, TX - 10 months ago
hm. maybe it's because some patent counsels choose to start their own firm after accumulating several years of experience or to engage in consulting work.
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Patent Counsel Employees?
Frequent job changes in Patent Counsel, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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ParalegalHouston, TX - 10 months ago
well, if you're a patent counsel who keeps bouncin' from one firm to another, it may seem like a lack of loyalty to any one place!
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Legal SecretaryMiami, FL - 10 months ago
Hey, don't judge too quick! Sometimes those frequent job changes in Patent Counsel are just due to better opportunities. 💪

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Patent Counsel's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Patent Counsel typically studied at.
Santa Clara University School of Law
The George Washington University Law School

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Patent Counsel Employees?
Gender ratio in Patent Counsel position: 0.767004341534009 Male and 0.232995658465991 Female. Age ratio in Patent Counsel position: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 24%, 31-40: 49%, 41-50: 20%, 51-60: 5%, 60+: 1%. Patent Counsel position is predominantly male (76.7%) with the largest age group being 31-40 years old, followed by 21-30 years old.
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Patent CounselNew York City, NY - 9 months ago
Well, that age distribution is interesting. Wonder why there are more younger folks in Patent Counsel. 🤔
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Patent CounselSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
Huh, so the majority in Patent Counsel are between 31-40 years old? That's unexpected. 🕐

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Patent Counsel?
Top employers of Patent Counsel position: Eli Lilly, Google, Johnson & Johnson. People who work in Patent Counsel position most typically go on to work for the Eli Lilly.
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Patent CounselSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
Huh, I would have thought Microsoft would be one of the top employers for Patent Counsel. They invest heavily in intellectual property. This infographic is misleading!
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Patent CounselBoston, MA - 9 months ago
😡 Honestly, I find it hard to believe that Eli Lilly is the leading employer for Patent Counsel when companies like Johnson & Johnson exist. Who made this nonsense infographic?!
Eli Lilly
Google
Johnson & Johnson
What Industries Does Patent Counsel Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Patent Counsel: Manufacturing, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Information Technology, Public Administration, Retail. Patent Counsel employees most likely come from a Manufacturing industry background.
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Patent CounselHouston, TX - 10 months ago
I've worked as a Patent Counsel for years! It's an intellectually stimulating job that involves managing patent portfolios, protecting IP rights, and negotiating patent licenses. It's a crucial role in any innovative industry. 💡
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Patent CounselMiami, FL - 10 months ago
Honestly, I had no idea Patent Counsel was a thing! It sounds so complex and intriguing. Is it similar to being an attorney but with a specific focus on patents?

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Discussion about Patent Counsel

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Do a lot of women work as a Patent Counsel?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
More men than women work as a Patent Counsel.
What is the typical age of people who work as a Patent Counsel?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
The typical age is 36.
How much experience do you need to work as a Patent Counsel?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You probably need around 7 years to work as a Patent Counsel
Which industries does a Patent Counsel typically work in?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
For a Patent Counsel it’s the most likely to work in the Manufacturing.
What kind of higher education a Patent Counsel need?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
As a Patent Counsel you’ll probably need Bachelor of Science degree
Which company is likely to have openings for Patent Counsel positions?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Eli Lilly, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Qualcomm and USPTO employs the most people in the Patent Counsel role.
How many years do people work as a Patent Counsel before changing their role?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
A Patent Counsel typically changes positions after more than 5 years.
Is it common for people to switch companies and still work as a Patent Counsel?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
We can say that a Patent Counsel is likely a job hopper role.
What do people usually work as before switching to Patent Counsel?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Typical prior positions for a Patent Counsel are Patent Attorney, Intellectual Property Counsel or Patent Agent
If I’m working as a Patent Counsel, what next position could I have?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Changing from a Patent Counsel to Intellectual Property Counsel, Patent Attorney or Senior Counsel is a typical career path.
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