Laurie Charrington is Associate General Counsel and Patent Litigation Team Lead in the Intellectual Property Legal Group. In that role, Laurie helps to manage Intel’s and its subsidiaries’ patent and patent - related disputes. Laurie also owns the Company’s global patent indemnity program. Laurie is on the leadership team for Intel Legal’s women’s leadership program, Leading Edge, is co - chair of Intel’s global Black Leadership Council (IBLC), and is an active member of the larger Network of Intel African American Employees (NIA) organization. Laurie is a frequent speaker on diversity issues concerning women and underrepresented minorities in tech and law.

Laurie recently moved to Portland, Oregon, where she lives with her husband, three daughters (13, 11, and 6), and 19-year old son.