DWT Food + Bev

 

YOU: A leading-edge food, beverage, or agricultural business aspiring to deliver better customer experiences and better stewardship for consumers, stakeholders, and the planet.

DWT: Lawyers with an uncommon commitment to your business goals, who thrive on small projects done well and who lead transformational projects with drive that matches yours.

 

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A Day in the Life

Here's just a sample of what we did on Monday, April 30, 2018.

"You are the most remarkable, talented, patient, and clairvoyant team." –Client Kudos

To see what we are up to today, follow us on Twitter @DWTFoodBev
and check out our blog www.foodbevlawblog.com.

 

FOOD + BEVERAGE

AGRICULTURE

ALCOHOL SUPPLIERS

  • Researched pet food labeling laws and litigation risks for pet food brand.
  • Advised grocer regarding cosmetics labeling regulations.
  • Researched infectious disease experts in preparation for food-safety trial.
  • Reviewed structure and function claims on yogurt labels.
  • Reviewed and analyzed trademark search results regarding use and registration of a name and logo in Australia for U.S.-based food product manufacturer.

FOOD + BEVERAGE

  • Researched pet food labeling laws and litigation risks for pet food brand.
  • Advised grocer regarding cosmetics labeling regulations.
  • Researched infectious disease experts in preparation for food-safety trial.
  • Reviewed structure and function claims on yogurt labels.
  • Reviewed and analyzed trademark search results regarding use and registration of a name and logo in Australia for U.S.-based food product manufacturer.

AGRICULTURE

  • Analyzed produce grower’s proposed submission to the Employment Development Department for unemployment insurance determination.
  • Strategized best arguments for appeal in real estate dispute for farm client.
  • Advised produce processor on licensing its trademarks to other food companies.

  • Revised disclosure schedules and due diligence request list for fruit packer transaction.
  • Strategized security options for past-due produce payment obligations to avoid conflict with PACA.

ALCOHOL SUPPLIERS

  • Advised cidery regarding distribution agreement negotiations.

  • Analyzed debt instrument regarding a loan for national beer company.
  • Corresponded with state regulators regarding third-party alcohol delivery requirements.
  • Analyzed accredited investor questionnaires for craft distillery.
  • Advised wine importer about inclusion of accolades on wine labels.

Want to Know More?

Email our practice group chair Jesse Lyon and he'll connect you with the correct team member.

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07.20.18

Agriculture Law

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