Biotechnology Patent Lawyers

Biotechnology patent lawyers are lawyers who specialize in helping biotechnology researchers, scientists, and research corporations with all legal aspects of their biotechnology patents. They assist clients in applying for patents and enforcing those patents.


Quick Facts
Duties Assist biotechnology researchers, scientists, and research corporations with all legal aspects of their biotechnology patents
Alternate Title(s) Biotechnology Patent Attorneys
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, metropolitan areas
Education and Training
  • Doctorate
  • Law Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
Experience Minimum of three years, including law school and additional work in patent law
Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
  • Scientific
Licensure/Certification Required
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Senior Partner or Professor
  • Biotechnology Patent Lawyer
  • Paralegal

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