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Key Food and Beverage Issues: Challenges and Opportunities in 2021

The new year has presented us with a new Biden administration, a continuing pandemic, and a new Post-Brexit trade deal. In preparation for what’s coming ahead in 2021, our global food and beverage team would like to invite you to join our discussion on food and beverage industry trends and anticipated legal developments in the following areas:

  • U.S. FDA Regulatory
    • FSMA Developments and FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint
    • FDA Nutrition Innovation Strategy
    • CBD Products
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Issues
    • Biden Administration – Potential Changes in Regulatory Approaches that May Impact F&B Companies
    • Environmental Enforcement Trends
    • Proposition 65 Proposed Amendments and Other State Level Developments
  • Recent and Continuing Trends in Food and Beverage Litigation
    • Recent Litigation Trends (Lawsuits that Demand Transparency on How Products are Made)
    • Litigation Trends that Continue (All natural; Origin)
    • New Venues & Helpful Defense Cases
  • EU Developments
    • Brexit Implications and the EU-UK-FTA
  • International Trade Developments
    • Implementation and Enforcement of Current FTAs
    • Marking Enforcement by Third Parties
    • APHIS Enforcement Through ACE
  • Developments and Trends in Trademark, Copyright and Patent Law in the U.S.
    • Trademark Modernization Act
    • Copyright Small Claims Act
    • Pending SCOTUS Cases Involving Patent Law

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Date: February 23, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm (ET)

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