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.

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

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