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Mary A. Carragher

Mary A. Carragher

Mondelez Global LLC
Chief Counsel-Trademarks North America-Latin America
Deerfield, IL, USA


Position/Titles:

Chief Counsel-Trademarks/Global Brand Protection and the Americas

Global Lead, Legal Social Media Center of Excellence

Primary Areas of Practice:  Global trademarks, advertising, and social media including, counseling clients, trademark clearance/prosecution and global brand protection, drafting and negotiating agreements, and litigation in the areas of trademark, copyright, licensing, advertising/marketing, social media, global media and client-agency relationships.

Law School/Graduate School:  

University of Chicago Law School, J.D. 1985

Work HistoryMondelez International is the global company split from Kraft Foods in October, 2012; we own the iconic brands OREO, TRIDENT, CADBURY, SOUR PATCH KIDS, RITZ, TANG, BELVITA, LU and many others.  I am Chief Counsel-Trademarks/Global Brand Protection and the Americas.  I am also the global lead attorney for the legal Social Media Center of Excellence.  Prior to joining Mondelez International I had my own practice, The Law Offices of Mary A. Carragher, for thirteen years.  In that practice, I represented clients such as Kraft Foods, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, McDonald’s Corporation, MillerCoors and The Tribune Company with regard to trademark, copyright, advertising and marketing related issues.  Earlier in my career, I was Vice President and General Counsel of Foote, Cone & Belding Communications, Inc., a global, publically traded advertising agency.  I started my career at Sidley & Austin in the Intellectual Property and Marketing Group.

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