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Food Law: Challengers and Concerns in the Practical Application of Regulations

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Published: 12/04/18 - Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

On March 29, 2018, in the premises of the Chamber of Commerce of Banja Luka, in cooperation with the Law Firm “SAJIC” o.d. Banja Luka, a seminar entitled “Food Law – Challenges and Concerns in the Practical Application of Regulations” was held. The seminar attracted a lot of attention and interest by economic entities dealing with food, as well as other people who are in some way related to the subject of food production. The seminar consisted of three presentations, and the lecturers from the Law Firm SAJIC were the lawyer Natasa Krejic and the junior associate Ognjen Bogdanic, while the senior associate Bozana Vranjes was a representative of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Srpska.

“The seminar was a great opportunity for all entities dealing with food to get to know the basic concepts of food law, responsibilities, rights and obligations, key authorities in the food chain industry, as well as food labelling and declaration issues. Additionally, a particular emphasis has been placed on a significant, and recently, very crucial issue, namely the protection of intellectual property, and in the context of the food law and the theme of today’s seminar, it was important to draw attention at the protection of trademarks and the protection of geographical indication. I would also like to point out that we are particularly pleased with the great response and attendance at today’s seminar, as there were more than 60 participants,”said Ognjen Bogdanic, one of the lecturers from the Law Firm SAJIC.”

Finally, the participants as well as with the lecturers themselves, exchanged attitudes and opinions on the various issues in this area, then concluded that it was a very complex and wide area, and that there is particular interest and the need to organize these kind of seminars in the coming period in order to address certain issues in a more detailed way.

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The Law Firm SAJIC Partnership was founded by the lawyers Stojanka and Aleksandar Sajic in 2003. The main characteristics of the lawyers and other employees are dedication to the clients, devotion to the work and continual tendency to reach the high ethical and professional standards.

Our business strategy aims to the continual enhancement and development of our services, cooperation and preservation of good business relationship with our clients, as well as employment of high quality young staff. Good business relationships with our clients hold grounds on a perpetual communication, knowledge and long-lasting law practice, while all employees are headed towards reaching and maintaining the high quality law services.

Following the contemporary service providing market trends and considering that only with an everyday progress a high criteria set by the market can be reached, the Law Firm Sajic as its business standard set the management system of quality and organization running according to the ISO 9001:2008 standards from the law services domain.

We are especially thankful to our clients and colleagues on their contribution in developing our firm, as to the support they gave us to become one of the most successful law firms in region and recognizable brand on the Bosnia and Herzegovina’s law services market.

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