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Food and Beverage

Food and beverage companies are continually in need of developing their intellectual property strategies and defending their intellectual property rights. 

We work closely with our clients to identify and protect the integrity of their brands to ensure that they distinguish themselves from their competitors. Our Food and Beverage lawyers also help clients with regulatory matters.

We have handled an array of matters ranging from due diligence to business transactions. Our lawyers also offer a full-range of patent services and obtain patent protection for and manage an establishment of food and beverage patent portfolios in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia to achieve clients’ business objectives.

We are skilled in every aspect of advertising and intellectual property within the food industry, including:

  • Branding, advertising review, and compliance
  • False advertising and labeling litigation
  • Procurement and management
  • Litigation regarding patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights
  • Food, Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics (FDA)
  • Due diligence, acquisition, and licensing

Our lawyers have decades of FDA experience. We effectively address the issues and problems that arise for growers, manufacturers, associations, cooperatives and technology providers. Our lawyers also provide crisis management in recall situations, as well as counsel on ingredient, labeling, and advertising matters. Additionally, we provide regulatory strategies for conventional food, functional food, dietary supplements, and medical food. Further, our lawyers help clients comply with dietary supplement GMPs, provide representation in enforcement proceedings, and provide a comprehensive range of other services for the food sector.

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