CONSUMER GOODS & FOOD LAW
The following services are being offered:
- Advising consumer products and food producers in product safety and liability issues in close cooperation with technical experts
- Advising and representing manufacturers vis-á-vis the competent Austrian and european authorities
- Advising and representing producers of consumer products, automobile parts and food products in out of court settlements and in litigation regarding claims for damages
- Enforcing and warding off claims under unfair competition regulations against competitors, competition authorities and associations.
We have vast experience in advising consumer goods and food producers on all aspects of regulatory compliance and the limitation of liability. Through our network of technical experts, we are able to assist in determining the permissibility of innovative food products, foods supplements, medical devices and household items. Our legal network of established law firms in the DACH area and Europe helps clients to get a clear overview of the legal situation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the European Economic Area.
We are experienced litigators in unfair competition matters and successfully protected our clients against misleading and illegal marketing activities of competitors relating to food products, medical devices, and household appliances. With our experience in product safety and product liability regulations we have assisted national small and medium sized companies as well as global groups of companies in protecting their reputation and their customers’ brand loyalty.
Based on our experience in other areas we are also able to support our clients in matters relating to setting up physical presences in Austria, negotiate lease contracts and settle disputes with logistics partners.Read more