Patent Lawyers

Patent lawyers are intellectual property lawyers who specialize in securing patents for inventors from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and prosecuting or defending suits of patent infringements. Patent law is a blending of two fields: applied science and law.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Doctorate
  • Law Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Government
  • Speech
  • Interpersonal
  • Scientific
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Problem-Solving
  • Realistic
  • Scientific
Licensure/Certification Required

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