Pillsbury advised Nod, Inc., an artificial intelligence and machine learning systems company, in its recent acquisition by Santa Clara-based multinational semiconductor company, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc, or AMD.

Nod delivers optimized AI solutions to hyperscalers, enterprises and startups and provides enabling open source technologies for future AI systems.

According to a company press release, the addition of Nod will bring an experienced team that has developed an industry-leading software technology that accelerates the deployment of AI solutions optimized for AMD Instinct™ data center accelerators, Ryzen™ AI processors, EPYC™ processors, Versal™ SoCs and Radeon™ GPUs to AMD.

Click here to read the official press release.

The Pillsbury deal team included Emerging Companies & Venture Capital partner Stan Pierson, Corporate counsel Mediha Ali and associate Kristin Garr; Intellectual Property partner David Jakopin and special counsels Paul Thomas and Patricia Cotton; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Laura McDaniels; and Tax partner Brian Wainwright.