Speaker Profile

Mary A. Carragher
Chief Counsel-Trademarks NA/LA / Mondelez International, Inc.

Mary A. Carragher is chief counsel for trademarks at Mondelēz International, supporting the Americas and global brand protection. She is also the lead for the Global Marketing, Media and Marketing Services Center of Expertise, and is a member of the Global Social Media Cross Functional Governance team. Mondelēz International, which was spun off from Kraft Foods in 2012, is a global snacking company which owns the iconic brands Oreo, Trident, Belvita, Cadbury, Lu, Milka and many others. Prior to joining Mondelēz International, Ms. Carragher had her own practice, representing clients such as Kraft Foods, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, McDonald’s Corporation and Miller Coors with regard to trademark, copyright, advertising, marketing, agency and sponsorship-related issues. Earlier in her career, she was vice president and general counsel of Foote, Cone & Belding. She started her career at Sidley & Austin in the Intellectual Property and Marketing Group. Mary received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.