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September/October 2020

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July/August 2020


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April/May 2020

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January/February 2020

Jurisdictional challenges for fast-moving consumer goods brands

  • Clearing the market of FMCG counterfeits

    Gorodissky & Partners

    Russia’s fast-moving consumer goods market is growing thanks to increasing consumption and accelerated competition between manufacturers and retailers. Players in the market should consider IP protection, advertising and unfair competition when building an effective enforcement strategy. read more

  • EU regulations smooth the way for FMCG labelling rules

    Bugnion SpA

    The publication of the EU Regulation on the Provision of Food Information to Consumers has created a bridge between EU labelling rules and the introduction of new obligations to meet the growing demands of the most discerning customers of fast-moving consumer goods. read more

  • Everywhere you look: IP rights and other FMCG challenges

    Kangxin Partners PC

    Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are everywhere, so it comes as no surprise that FMCG brands face challenges across jurisdictions. A closer look at the Chinese regime highlights some of the particular issues that rights holders face in this market. read more

  • Fast-moving change for FMCG industry: how to protect and enforce your IP rights

    Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff SC

    Changes in consumer preference and behaviour have transformed the fast-moving consumer goods industry. IP rights are fundamental to the success strategy of any consumer goods company, enabling brand owners to protect their brands and consumers from imitations. read more