Jordan Intellectual Property Law, LLC

Property Firm

Crystal D. Sayles

Washington, DC
Phone: 202.683.9317
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Ms. Sayles, Senior Patent Counsel to the firm, is involved in all aspects of patent law, specializing in patent procurement, counseling, and portfolio management.

Ms. Sayles practices in all areas of patent law, with an emphasis on preparing and prosecuting patents in the electrical, computer, and Internet technologies, including, but not limited to: computer systems, client devices, servers, mobile devices, wearables, networks, web design and applications, Internet of Things (IoT), computer and mobile operating systems (OS), firmware, cognitive computing, parallel computing, and cloud & server-based computing. She also has experience rendering patent infringement and invalidity opinions in various technological areas. 

Ms. Sayles began her IP practice at a DC-area patent boutique.  She then joined Intel Corporation in 2002. 

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Sayles was a Senior Engineer with The Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory, where she designed and developed hardware and software prototype systems for military and civilian applications.


  • J.D., The American University Washington College of Law, 1997
  • M.S., Computer Science, The Johns Hopkins University, 1985
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1983
  • B.S., Systems Engineering, Boston University, 1978


  • State of Maryland
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20006 | Phone: 202.683.9317