RALEIGH, N.C. — Mary Kaefuda, a patent attorney with Syngenta Biotechnology since 2001, has joined the staff of Hutchison Law Group.

Kaefuda will continue to concentrate on patent law related to biotechnology. Before she joined Syngenta, Kaefuda practiced law with firms in Princeton, N.J. and New York City. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and has an undergraduate degree in botany and a graduate degree in genetics and cell biology.

Hutchison Law Group now has 20 attorneys and 10 paralegals.

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