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07.27.2017

Food Law: Regulatory Compliance, Potential Legal Issues and Business Development Strategies for Food-Related Businesses (Seattle)

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Paul Swanson is Co-chair of the Law Seminars International’s two-day Seattle Food Law Conference, which focuses on regulatory compliance, potential legal issues and business development strategies for food-related businesses. The conference emphasizes both intellectual property and startup aspects of the food and beverage industry, making it the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Attendees will gain valuable information and insights from legal and industry experts on the basic life cycle of a food- or beverage-based business. Lane Powell presentations include:

Thursday, July 27

  • At 8:30 a.m. Swanson will present “Framing the Issues: Interplay Between FDA Regulations and the Market Issues Facing Participants in the Industry.”
  • At 3:45 p.m. Frank Paganelli will co-present “Startups: Financing and Exit Strategies for Food-Related Companies.”

Friday, July 28

  • At 8:30 a.m. Parna Mehrbani will co-present “Building Brands and Protecting Products: Recent Developments in Trademark, Patent and Trade Secret Law for Food-Related Businesses.”

The conference will take place July 27-28 at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. For more information and to register, visit the event website.