2013-05-29 Intellectual Property Watch
Food Culture Clash: EU, US Conflicting Concepts For GIs; Both Covet Asian Market
2013-02-28 Rivista di Diritto Alimentare
The legal protection of Geographical Indications in the EU’s Bilateral Trade Agreements: moving beyond TRIPS
2015-04-15 Geographical Indications in TTIP, The TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
2015-03-31 Trademarks – EU General Court rules on lack of authority of res judicata of a national court decision
2015-03-23 The EU does not have to make China a Market Economy in 2016
2015-02-18 Constructing Normal Value in WTO Anti-Dumping Law. Giving meaning to the phrase open, market-oriented policies in the preamble to the Marrakesh Declaration
2015-02-11 Public or Government Procurement in CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU
2015-01-30 Unfair competition – the Court of Milano rules on “look alike” applied to packaging
2014-10-13 It’s time to protect our industrial culture
2013-06-28 From our Shanghai office: Champagne protected as a Geographical Indication in China
2013-06-20 Milan’s World Expo 2015 and the law
2013-05-31 Trademarks and wine: the market positioning is not relevant
2012-11-19 New rules for business-to-business contracts in the food and agricultural sector in italy
2012-11-12 il Consiglio dei Ministri ha adottato lo schema di decreto legislativo di attuazione della direttiva 2011/7/ue del 16 febbraio 2011 relativa alla lotta contro i ritardi di pagamento nelle transazioni commerciali.
2012-10-23 Nuova disciplina delle relazioni commerciali in materia di cessione di prodotti agricoli e alimentari
2012-09-28 European Commission proposes clearer rules on status of pollen in honey
Food & Drink
We have extensive experience in food and agriculture policy. Our client base spans the full agri-food supply chain, from primary producers to suppliers of input and from food manufacturers to food retailers and consumer groups.
We have worked with EU and national food law, as well as international food law including WTO and Codex Alimentarius. We have also dealt with main institutions of the European Union and WTO on issues concerning market access, regional trade agreements !as well as with issues such as TRIPs, SPS and TBT.
We have worked with and against governments and regulatory authorities. On the domestic side we have worked on the Common Organisations of Market, product authorisations, pesticide use, packaging and labelling.