EX-23.1 5 adsk01312013ex231.htm CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM ADSK 01.31.2013 EX 23.1


Exhibit 23.1

CONSENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP,
INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

We consent to the incorporation by reference in the following Registration Statements:

Form S-8
33-39458
1996 Stock Plan
Form S-8
33-51110
Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-08693
1996 Stock Plan, 1990 Directors' Option Plan, 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan and Teleos Research 1996 Stock Plan
Form S-8
333-15037
Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-62655
1996 Stock Plan and 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-81207
1996 Stock Plan, 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan and Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-92539
Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-45928
1996 Stock Plan, 2000 Directors' Option Plan and 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-67974
1996 Stock Plan, 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan and Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-88682
Revit Technology Corporation 1998 Stock Plan, 1996 Stock Plan and 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-106556
1996 Stock Plan and 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-116203
1996 Stock Plan and 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-133015
Emerging Solutions, Inc. 1999 Equity Ownership Plan
Form S-8
333-134560
Autodesk, Inc. 2006 Employee Stock Plan, Autodesk, Inc. 2000 Directors' Option Plan, Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan, and Alias Systems Holdings Inc. 2004 Stock Option Plan
Form S-8
333-149964
Autodesk, Inc. 2008 Employee Stock Plan, Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-153372
Autodesk, Inc. 2000 Directors' Option Plan
Form S-8
333-158131
Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-165561
Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan and Autodesk, Inc. 2010 Outside Directors' Stock Plan
Form S-8
333-169137
Autodesk, Inc. 2008 Employee Stock Plan, As Amended and Restated
Form S-8
333-172936
Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan
Form S-8
333-179514
Autodesk, Inc. 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan, Autodesk, Inc. 2012 Employee Stock Plan and Autodesk, Inc. 2012 Outside Directors' Stock Plan
Form S-3ASR
333-185265
Senior Debt Securities

of our reports dated March 18, 2013, with respect to the consolidated financial statements and schedule of Autodesk, Inc., and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Autodesk, Inc., included in this Annual Report (Form 10-K) of Autodesk, Inc. for the year ended January 31, 2013 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

/s/ ERNST & YOUNG LLP

San Francisco, California
March 18, 2013