RPC is a dynamic, collaborative and commercial law firm. Our market-leading specialists deliver business-critical advice to retail and consumer clients across the globe. Headquartered in London with offices in Bristol, Hong Kong and Singapore, we support our clients globally, both through our own offices and by collaborating with leading law firm networks. We are big enough to handle the most complex matters, and agile enough to adapt quickly to the opportunities and challenges our clients face. Our clients are often household names, our lawyers are invariably market leaders, and by investing in long term relationships together we achieve award-winning results.
Our Food and Drink expertise
Our award winning and Tier 1 ranked Retail and Consumer Group houses all of our 70+ retail and consumer legal specialists in one team. We have a dedicated team of experts who assist clients through all stages of their product life cycle. Our food and drink expertise spans IP, branding, advertising and marketing, consumer regulation, commercial contracts, licensing and sponsorships. We also advise on corporate acquisitions and disposals, JVs, franchising, product labelling and product liability. Coupled with our dedicated regulatory practice, our offering is tailor-made to support the food and drink industry.
Our team of specialists have a deep knowledge of the industry and the issues businesses face from working with numerous in house teams. We have found that combining that knowledge with a thorough understanding of our clients' individual business requirements has contributed to the right commercial outcomes.
We have produced an Environmental Claims Tip Sheet setting out our 'top tips' for compliance when making green claims. This is a collection of nuggets that we've gleaned from our conversations with the industry.
The protection of Low2No product design and branding is essential – and now of even greater importance given the recent increase in look-alike product disputes.
At the Low2No Bev workshop on 29 September 2022, RPC explored the legal position it comes to look-alike products, and provided practical tips for brand owners – both when developing a brand and also when faced with a possible look-alike product.
See a copy of the slides below, alongside a handy tip-sheet for brand owners.