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Baker Botts’ Christa Sanford to Co-Chair 56th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law with AT&T’s Brian Gaffney

DALLAS, November 5, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is proud to announce that the firm will sponsor the 56th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law. Baker Botts IP partner, Christa Sanford will serve as co-chair of the conference alongside AT&T Assistant Vice President, Sr. Legal Counsel - IP Litigation, Brian Gaffney.

The conference, which is a two-day event starting on November 12th through 13th in Plano, Texas, will cover many topics in intellectual property, including: trademark law, copyright law, trade secrets, patent law, PTAB practice, IP litigation and more.

“It’s a honor to be selected by The Center of American and International Law as co-chair of this conference,” said Christa Sanford, Dallas IP partner at Baker Botts and Brian Gaffney, Assistant Vice President, Sr. Legal Counsel - IP Litigation at AT&T. “We are looking forward to a robust two-day discussion on all things IP and developments to focus on leading into 2019.”

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