Industry

Consumer

The global consumer sector group at Hogan Lovells understands the environment you are operating in — from food and beverages to fashion and luxury goods, retail, consumer electronics, and other consumer goods.

Representative experience

One of the world's largest retailers on analysis of e-commerce risks and legal issues in various jurisdictions.

A Fortune 500 lifestyle apparel company navigate its global compliance issues.

A market-leading energy drink company on EU trademark and design matters.

SharkNinja on market entries into five countries, advising on distribution arrangements as well as IP protection, recall laws, regulatory corporate, and employment issues.

Market-leading brands in a range of industries to coordinate the handling and resolution of individual product liability claims around the world.

Several major manufacturers of consumer products following the identification of potential safety issues, including litigation and risk assessments.

A global food manufacturer on distribution structures in Europe.

The National Restaurant Association for more than 25 years in understanding and applying federal menu labeling rules.

A worldwide market leader of consumer products on its EEA and outside EEA distributor agreements, the revision of its standard contract portfolio, and regulatory matters.

A global consumer products company with distribution arrangements for subsidiaries across 40 territories, and the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of agreements.

A global cosmetics company on its privacy obligations regarding consumer information collected from its page on a major third-party social networking site.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Following a cyber attack, IoT device manufacturers, data controllers, and sellers could face liability under the EU’s Product Liability Directive and the GDPR

Advancements in technology may provide consumers with a continuous stream of upgraded products, but they’re also proving that current security and privacy regulations fall short...

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What's next? Podcast

Every day, our team at Hogan Lovells is thinking and talking with our clients about how to tackle and conquer the most significant issues of this evolving world – and our new What...

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Over-the-air software updates for IoT devices present companies with product liability and safety opportunities — and challenges

Mobile devices within the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuously benefitting from rapid technological advancements. And once those devices are sold to consumers, over-the-air (OTA)...

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Published Works

State and federal food-labeling reforms impose unappreciated complexities and compliance challenges Legal Backgrounder

Food product labels are under intense scrutiny from consumers, regulators, class action lawyers, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Demands for more information, as well as changes...

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Intangible services acquired from affiliated entities - limitation in the treatment of expenses incurred as revenue generating costs

On 1 January 2018, the amendments to the CIT Act entered into force. As pointed out in the explanatory memorandum to the bill, the principal objective of the introduced changes is the...

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Consumers' free choice: Consumer Council published report on mandatory cooling-off period in Hong Kong

Background In April 2018, the Consumer Council (Council) published A Report to Advocate Mandatory Cooling-off Period in Hong Kong (Report). The Report signifies the Council's renewed effort ...

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