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Washington Bans PFAs in Food Packaging
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • March 27 2018

Washington has signed into law the Healthy Food Packaging Act (H.B. 2658S.B. 6396), making the state the first in the country to ban perfluorinated

Slack Fill Class Actions Continue to Flood The Courts
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

As we reported last year, slack fill litigation remains on the rise. Plaintiffs continue to file consumer lawsuits - typically putative class actions

Proposed Washington State Bill Would Restrict Perfluorinated Chemicals in Food Packaging
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

The Washington State Senate is considering a bill that would conditionally restrict the use of perfluorinated chemicals in food packaging beginning in

Undercover Investigation alleges tampering with food safety records
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2017

Major supermarket chains including Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, Aldi and Lidl have suspended their purchase of chicken from the 2 Sisters Food

Breaking News: Two Key China Food Packaging Standards Now Take Effect
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • China
  • October 20 2017

After much time and effort spent by China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) updating and revising various food packaging

Federal Circuit Affirms Decision Holding Food-Packaging Patent Claims Obvious, Despite Strong Evidence of Objective Indicia
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

The CAFC affirmed summary judgment of patent invalidity as to asserted claims based on 35 U.S.C. 103. The CAFC held that, in a patent concerning

Legal NewsBITE: Food and Drink Quarterly June 2017
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 23 2017

The outcome of the UK Government's negotiations on the future trade relationship between the UK and the EU post-Brexit will be pivotal for the food

Dow succeeds on major issues in patent infringement profits case
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • April 24 2017

The Federal Court has issued their Public Judgment and Reasons concerning the financial compensation to be paid as a result of earlier patent

Flexible packaging - friend or foe?
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union
  • February 17 2017

In this article we look at some innovations taking place in the field of packaging, especially flexible plastic packaging. There can be no doubt that

All Wrapped Up: China Finalizes Long-Awaited Standards for Food Packaging
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • OECD, China
  • November 18 2016

Today, the Chinese authorities put the finishing strokes on a major overhaul of its food packaging regulations. On November 18, 2016, China's National