Agrifood Law Seminar 2022

17/06/2022 12:30 17/06/2022 17:30 (Europe/Brussels)

Brussels, Belgium

Our Agrifood experts Philippe de Jong and Bregt Raus are proud to host our annual Agrifood Law Seminar again after a year of absence!

12:30-13:00 Welcome and lunch

13:00-13:05 Introduction

13:05-14:00 Selection of agri-food related legal developments in the areas of:

  • Licensed berries;

  • Designer potato chips;

  • Emergency PPPs; and

  • Legislating EU-driven deforestation in the field of cocoa, meat, soy, coffee, wood and palm oil

Philippe de Jong (Partner, ALTIUS)

14:00-14:30 UPOV’s guidance on provisional protection and propagating and harvested material under review

Yolanda Huerta (Legal Counsel, UPOV)

14:30-15:00 SPCs for plant protection products: latest news from the CJEU and looking forward to the UPC
Kirian Claeyé (Counsel, ALTIUS)

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:00 Update on geographical indications

Olivier Vrins (Partner, ALTIUS)

16:00-16:30 Competition law exemptions in the agrifood sector from A (associations of producer organisations) to Z (zealous sustainability efforts)
Beatrijs Gielen (Managing Associate, ALTIUS)

16:30-17:00 "Rope, not dope” - EU law’s troubled relationship with cannabis
Bregt Raus (Associate, ALTIUS)

17:00 Q&A and reception

*Please note that this programme is subject to change.

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