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Silicon Valley Counsel: Xilinx's Thomas LaVelle

Law360 (July 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- For semiconductor maker Xilinx Inc., snatching Thomas LaVelle as its General Counsel may have been the biggest IP victory in its corporate history. LaVelle, one of the first lawyers at Intel, has used his Silicon Valley savvy to keep Xilinx remarkably clear of IP’s often choppy waters.

LaVelle, who joined Xilinx’s legal team in August 1999, was attracted to the company because of its size and potential. The small group reminded him of his early days at Intel, where he spent 16 years helping build the...
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