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Company logoPosted Jul 06
Full Time
Austin, Texas

Job Description


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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The AMD Law Department is seeking a highly motivated paralegal to join the team supporting AMD’s Patent & Licensing team, reporting to the Vice President of Legal for this team. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where you will primarily support three groups: (i) our patent portfolio development team, (ii) our defensive patent licensing and litigation team, and (iii) our patent monetization team.  



  • Ability to work with our inventor and engineering community and colleagues in Legal at all levels to achieve a common goals.
  • Self-starter who can work as part a team to find creative ways to solve problems to achieve goals for the company.
  • Understands when it is appropriate to escalate issues.
  • Make sound judgments and recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in Legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize workload and competing priorities.
  • Efficient, effective, and well organized and enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology.


  • Managing the paralegal functions related to ~30% of AMD's intellectual property portfolio.
  • Collaborating with patent attorneys and inventor community to arrange, schedule and execute on invention harvests.
  • Cooperatively with the patent defensive litigation team and the litigation team, handling litigation related matters (document collection, subject matter expert identification, etc.).
  • Coordinating with various internal functions, including Engineering, R&D, and Finance, in support of business activities.


  • A paralegal with 3+ years law firm and/or in-house experience.
  • Experience in intellectual property law (patent prep & pros and litigation).


Paralegal degree or certificate in a U.S. state.



Austin, TX





At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.