Panelist Profile


Tina Chappell

Intel, Associate General Counsel, Law & Policy Group (US)


Tina M. Chappell is Associate General Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property Policy for Intel Corporation, where she develops and drives Intel’s worldwide policy for patents, copyrights, and trade secrets. Prior to her current role, Tina was Senior Litigation Counsel for Intel, handling patent litigations. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Association and on the Advisory Council of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association. She received dual Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and in Mathematics, with a Physics minor, and a Masters degree in Mathematics. She received her JD, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University. She is a former recipient of the Jan Jancin Award for excellence in the study of intellectual property law. She clerked for the Honorable Randall R. Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Before joining Intel in 2005, she worked with Fish & Richardson and with Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, where she litigated various technologies, including semiconductors, cellular communications, graphics, consumer devices, and medical devices. She has received an Intel Achievement Award, Intel’s highest award given annually to less than 1% of Intel employees who make a substantial contribution to Intel’s business. Prior to her legal career, she worked as a software designer and programmer with IBM Eduquest.