A new patent attorney’s job description says it all: You will earn a salary of $500,000, a stipend of $200,000 and will be eligible to retire with an average of $1.2 million in annual benefits.
The position will require that you hold a Ph.
D. in a related field, including the field of patent law.
Here’s what you’ll need to know to be considered for the job: • You will need to have a PhD in a relevant area of patent technology or law to qualify • You must have the experience and ability to apply the skills acquired to solve a complex patent issue or defend against a patent infringement claim • You have a strong track record of patent litigation and will have a solid grasp of how patents are structured, enforced and used • You need to be a top notch patent attorney and have excellent communication skills • You can be in one of four pay ranges: $100,000 – $250,000 • You are expected to be involved in at least 50% of patent lawsuits for at least three years • You may be paid a salary in excess of $100 million per year and have been a patent attorney for more than 20 years • The job is not guaranteed • You don’t have to be an attorney to be successful • You do not need to take the position at a large firm or large university to become a patent lawyer • There is no requirement that you pass the bar exam to become licensed • There are no formal requirements for the position, only that you have demonstrated that you are a top-notch patent attorney.
You will have to submit an online application to become an attorney.
In order to apply, you’ll have to send the following information to the company that has hired you: • Name of your company • Current and prospective employee status • Current salary (as of March 2019) • Current employment status and number of years of experience • An address (if available) in the United States, Canada or Mexico, as well as a phone number and email address (so we can contact you if you decide to relocate or change jobs) • You also must provide a copy of your Ph.d. degree from a relevant institution.
We will send you a resume as soon as possible.
We are not interested in candidates who have passed the bar examination or have been employed at a firm that has an attorney license, unless they are licensed in that state.
If you don’t already have an attorney, the company will send us your credentials to verify your credentials.
We have found that some firms will pay us to work on cases and we will provide you with the necessary information to submit your application.
• The company may ask you to provide your medical information.
The company will not be able to verify the information you provide.
You must also provide a completed Application for Licensing to obtain a license in your state.
To apply for a license, you must submit an application to the National Patent Licensing Center, a division of the Patent and Trademark Office.
• If you do not know the answer to any of these questions, please contact our office for help.
If the company does not send you the information listed above, you will need a second request for information.
• Your company’s attorney license will only allow you to practice patent law in the state in which you are licensed.
• There may be additional requirements in certain states or countries.
The firm must be located in the US or Canada, but there are some exceptions, such as in the European Union and Japan.
• You cannot be a patent or trademark attorney in the Philippines or Taiwan.
• A person with a doctorate degree is not required to hold a patent license in the U.S. or Canada.