Full Name
Laurie Charrington
Job Title
Associate General Counsel
Speaker Bio
Laurie Charrington is Associate General Counsel and Patent Litigation Team Lead in Intel’s Intellectual Property Legal Group. In this role, Laurie manages significant patent litigation and IP-related threats to Intel, including matters threatening billions of dollars of revenue and where an adverse outcome could materially impact or shut down Intel's business. Laurie manages a global portfolio, and leads cases and teams in the US, Germany, Japan, France, Brazil, India, and the Netherlands. In addition to her responsibilities as Associate General Counsel, Laurie co-leads Intel Legal’s Diversity and Inclusion Team and serves on the General Counsel’s Black Leadership Advisory Council.
Laurie is also a key leader in Intel’s corporate-wide diversity efforts and serves as co-chair of Intel’s Black Leadership Council, which is comprised of Intel’s most senior Black leaders, and whose mission it is to promote the recruitment, retention, progression, and development of Black employees at Intel.
Outside of Intel, Laurie is an active member of ChIPs—she is a founding member of the Silicon Valley ChIPs Chapter and a member this year’s Global Summit Content Committee, and co-chair of the 2019 and 2020 Honor Roll Committee.
Laurie holds a BA in Computer Science from City University of New York at College and a JD from Rutgers Newark School of Law (awarded with honors, Order of the Coif). Born and raised in New York, Laurie spent nearly 15 years practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, three daughters (ages 15, 13, and 8), and son (20).
Laurie Charrington