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Intellectual Property Director Salary

$166,850 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Intellectual Property Director is $166,850 a year and $80 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Intellectual Property Director is between $113,896 and $209,460. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs identification, assessment, and protection of intellectual property; develops and heads marketing, patents and licensing functions of intellectual property; and provides leadership in the strategic planning, budgeting, research, and development for grants pertaining to intellectual property.
  • Writes patent applications, directs patent portfolios, develops intellectual property strategy to protect critical product and technology features, and secures property rights for the organization.
Intellectual Property Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Intellectual Property Director jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Intellectual Property Director Job Listings for United States

Intellectual Property Ass't (Patent/Copyright/TMs) - 2 yrs min exp
Jun 7
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm
Our boutique intellectual property firm is looking to hire a full-time intellectual property ... Attention to detail and ability to proofread and follow instructions with or without direct ...
Litigation Paralegal/Legal Ass't (Intellectual Property)-3 yrs min exp
May 3
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm
Our boutique intellectual property firm plans to add another paralegal to our roster. You would ... Attention to detail and ability to proofread and follow instructions with or without direct ...
Vice President, Intellectual Property
Apr 4
San Francisco, CA, USA
NAGRA (Kudelski Group)
Senior member of the Intellectual Property organization leadership team primarily responsible for ... Direct an extended negotiating team and lead the development of the overall engagement plan for ...
Property & Casualty - Insurance Agent
May 31
Orlando, FL, USA
Dialog Direct a Qualfon Company
Dialog Direct is looking for Property & Casualty (P&C) Licensed Insurance Agents for our Orlando ... Must have positive attitude, professionalism and emotional intelligence (ability to listen and ...
Sr. Director of SSD FW Development
Jun 11
Irvine, United States
Sr. Director of SSD FW DevelopmentMarvell is rapidly growing its SSD storage business with ... With leading intellectual property and deep system-level knowledge, Marvell's semiconductor ...
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