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Christa Sanford has a varied intellectual property practice with a focus on patent procurement, patent portfolio development, patent litigation, and patent licensing, particularly involving telecommunications, electronics and other cutting-edge technologies. Ms. Sanford has assisted companies in developing and managing their patent portfolios and generating revenue from their intellectual property assets through licensing campaigns. While leading licensing efforts for companies, she continues to provide counsel and advice on patent procurement and litigation exposure.

Actively involved in the community, Ms. Sanford serves on the Board of the Dallas Children’s Theater and is an active member of the Junior League of Dallas. Within the Junior League of Dallas, Ms. Sanford has previously served as New Member Chair and Assistant Development Vice President, served as the 2013-2014 Membership Vice President, and served as the 2016-2017 Development Vice President. She has also counseled pro bono clients on trademark registration, copyright registration, copyright infringement matters. Ms. Sanford is an adjunct professor at the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University where she teaches patent licensing and enforcement and patent prosecution courses.

Baker Botts L.L.P.
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75201

Fellow Year


Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property



Leadership Positions

Technology Sector Committee, Employment Committee, Diversity Committee

Law School

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

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