Carey has extensive experience representing local and international companies from the food and beverage industry, regarding food laws in Chile. The firm's multidisciplinary team advises clients on food law matters, consolidating its expertise in the regulatory framework that governs this industry, including consumer protection law, industrial property, corporate strategies, and mergers and acquisitions, that may arise during the operation of their activities.
In the area of food regulation, the firm provides technical and legal advice to companies on the review of food formulas, food supplements, nutritional products, product labeling, advertising and promotional material, with an emphasis on the use of nutritional and health claims. The firm also advises on the control regimes applicable to different types of products before the health authorities and represents its clients in administrative procedures, including summaries and sanitary authorization processes for the importation and commercialization of products in Chile.
Additionally, Carey advises on the licensing, research and development of food products, their trademark registration and litigation, preparation of terms and conditions, recalls, licensing and franchising, distribution agreements, data privacy and protection of food technologies.