Managing Legal Risks for Food Businesses
Law is integral to all aspects of the food and beverage sectors: from the making and selling of products; to the development and protection of brands and innovations; to the management of key relationships.
A working understanding of legal issues is essential for food and beverage businesses to avoid the risk of non-compliance and to protect their competitive advantage.
This interactive seminar will illustrate the key legal issues affecting the food and beverage sector, providing a useful overview for new entrants and a refresher for more experienced practitioners.
- Compliance - Making and Selling the product
- Intellectual Property
Who should attend:
This seminar is designed for businesses and entrepreneurs who want to equip themselves with a better knowledge of how to mitigate the risks of developing, manufacturing and selling products. It is suitable for any food and beverage business professional.
James & Wells is a national team of intellectual property experts, who are also business strategists, Asia business advisors, scientists, engineers, accountants, lawyers and commercialisation specialists. With a dedicated Food and Beverage Innovation Team, they are committed to leveraging the F&B industry’s significant untapped capacity.
The team develops strategies and business models, advises on legal compliance (including packaging and labelling), facilitates business opportunities with license agreements, and offers a health claims advisory service.
To keep abreast of industry demands, legislative changes and provide valuable networks for clients, James & Wells is involved with FoodHQ, New Zealand Food & Grocery Council, Fine Food New Zealand, The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, FoodSouth and The FoodBowl.