Cargill, Incorporated (“Cargill”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Intellectual Property Attorney. Founded more than 150 years ago, Cargill is the largest private company in the United States with revenues of $113B in 2019.
Cargill seeks an attorney to join its Intellectual Property Law Team and report to the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel. The lawyer filling this position will provide legal counsel to Cargill, Incorporated and its affiliates as an in-house lawyer and will be part of the Cargill Law Department’s Intellectual Property Team. This lawyer will work closely with various Cargill businesses and its technology function. The right candidate will also work collaboratively with other Cargill lawyers and paralegals who provide legal counsel to Cargill worldwide as part of a multidisciplinary team.
The ideal candidate will be a licensed attorney with undergraduate or graduate degrees in biochemistry, organic chemistry, chemical engineering, food science, chemistry or closely related field and have four (4) to fifteen (15) years of experience as a practicing patent lawyer, including significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Agreement and/or opinion experience is strongly preferred.
License to practice law in Minnesota (or if currently licensed in another state the ability to become licensed in Minnesota) and also registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required.
Internal Number: 104495
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