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Merten-Lentz Katia

Partner │ Food lawyer

Food Law Science & Partners

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Katia Merten-Lentz is a leading practitioner in European food, feed, and agricultural law. Her practice also extends to Environmental Law, Biotechnologies (new breeding technologies) and Cosmetics Law. Katia assists clients throughout the food chain with issues ranging from marketing (food labeling, health and nutrition claims, organic labels etc.) to innovation (nanomaterials, genetically modified organisms, novel foods). She also helps clients in the food and feed area obtaining European authorization for new additives, enzymes and novel foods. Based on her expertise Katia works on a regular basis with academic institutions, European and national professional bodies, and commercial organizations. She often represents clients before national and EU courts and helps them managing food crisis (recall/withdrawal of products, risk assessment). Katia is a frequent speaker at international conferences, seminars and workshops on food/feed law, and regularly contributes to food/feed publications. She is one of only four Chambers and Partners ranked attorneys in the EU wide agro-food regulatory category. She is also recognized by The Legal 500 in both Belgium and France as a Leading Individual in the EU Regulatory category. Katia is an elected member to the Council of the Order of the Paris Bar.

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Partner │ Food lawyer at Food Law Science & Partners


Postgraduate, EU Competition Law

Past Talks

Fi Europe 2022