CHICAGO – May 21, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice Shareholder Justin J. Prochnow will speak at the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar, May 22-23, at the Westin Hotel NW in Itasca, Illinois. According to its website, Global Food Forums® Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar is North America's largest conference dedicated to protein ingredients, their market, and applications.
Prochnow will speak, May 23, on the topic “Protein Quality and Labeling: Defending Attacks from Regulators, Attorneys and Competitors.” In this session, he will address how understanding certain considerations regarding protein quality and permissible claims can be paramount to achieving success and may help companies stay out of trouble.
Prochnow, a shareholder in the Denver Litigation Practice and co-chair of Food & Beverage Group, focuses his practice on assisting companies with regulatory, business, and legal needs in the beverage, food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, medical device, and OTC industries. He works closely with companies to ensure regulatory compliance with statutes and regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory agencies, including the review of product labels, labeling, advertising, websites, and other marketing materials. Prochnow and his team also defend industry companies from both governmental agencies and civil litigators in litigation ranging from breach of contract cases to the growing number of class actions alleging false and misleading advertising.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice
Named a Law360 2016 “Food & Beverage Group of the Year,” Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Group represents a multidisciplinary practice in which members leverage deep experience in the industry to advise clients on transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters. The team serves the food, beverage, supplement, agribusiness, and agtech industries. Transactional areas range from product development and distribution, to M&A deals and commercial contracts, patent and trademark issues, as well as import and export agreements. Clients regularly turn to Greenberg Traurig to lead them through bet-the-product and bet-the-company litigation, including claims involving false advertising, consumer protection violations or class actions, and intellectual property disputes. The team also assists clients with advice on compliance for product labeling, safety, recalls, and advertising and marketing reviews.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.