Food Law Practice

We offer a full range of legal services to the food industry. Our involvement in representing food companies dates back to the mid 1970's with the representation of Foremost-McKesson's Food Companies. Our services include:

  • FDA Bioterrorism Act
  • Federal and State Food Regulatory Matters
  • Packaging and Labeling Issues
  • Advertising Review and Claims Substantiation
    • Marketing & Promotion Programs
    • Distribution Agreements
    • Legal Review of New Products
  • Co-Packing, Confidentiality, and Distribution Agreements
  • Regulation of Dietary Supplements/Vitamins/Herbal Products
  • Import/Customs Issues
  • Crisis Management and Recalls

 

Consumer Products Practice

  • Federal and State Regulatory Compliance
  • Advertising & Marketing Review, Claims Substantiation
  • Confidentiality, Co-Packing, Co-Production, Distribution, and Technology Licensing Agreements
  • Consumer Complaints; Complaints against/from Competitors
  • Crisis Management and Recalls - Contact by FDA

 

Business Law Practice

  • Business formation and dissolution of partnerships, corporations, and LLCs
  • Contract negotiation and preparation
  • Business purchases and sales (asset/stock deals)
  • Licensing, distribution and confidentiality agreements
  • Corporate refinancing and restructuring - working with your lender

 

Intellectual Property Practice

  • Trademark & copyright applications and registrations
  • USPTO office actions and opposition of applications
  • Trademark & copyright infringement protection
  • Integration of trademarks & copyrights into business plan
  • Technology and intellectual property licensing
  • Technology licensing agreements