Speaker Profile

Laura J. Protzmann
Senior Director, Associate General Counsel / Kind Snacks

Laura J. Protzmann is Associate General Counsel at KIND Snacks. In her current role, she manages KIND’s intellectual property portfolio, handles litigation, supports the e-commerce and HR teams, and manages the Marketing/Regulatory Legal Team as they partner with the brand and communications teams in the development of product claims and social media campaigns. Previously, Ms. Protzmann was Senior Counsel - Marketing at Unilever United States, where she provided legal advice on marketing issues for Unilever's food brands. Ms. Protzmann counseled clients on all aspects of marketing and promotional law, including on the right of publicity, privacy, sweepstakes, social media initiatives, and all product claims. Prior to joining Unilever, Ms. Protzmann was Senior Counsel - Marketing and Intellectual Property at Danone North America and an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, specializing in advertising and intellectual property litigation and counseling. She received her J.D. from Fordham School of Law.