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A patent lawyer protects the property rights of an inventor for his or hers original design. They keep the inventors invention from being remade and taking credit for it.
Education and Skills
The person needs seven years of full-time study, four years of undergraduate study, followed by three years of law school. The person must receive the degree of Juris Doctor (J.D.) when they have finished law school and must have a bachelors degree in science.
Patent lawyers are constantly saving inventors from being over shadowed by fakes. They also help out people that have related blue prints from of invention and help them figure out a legal patent.
Personality Needed On The Job
A patent lawyer must have patience and focus if ever on a case. The lawyer also needs excellent verbal written and communication skills, detail-oriented work habits, persistence, and and must be tough-mindedness.
Annual Salary and Wages
A person who does minimum wage gets $15,000, Mean annual wage is $48,320, and an actual patent lawyer gets $114, 970.
Projected Job Growth
The average is 7% to 13% in demand.
Patent lawyers are usually getting hired by Apple, Intel, and the U.S. Government.
Cool Fun Fact
Patent Lawyers were technically here since Greek times.