Tag: Product Safety

Productwise Bitesize: Low Voltage Directive

Jamie Humphreys and Harriet Jones

Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the Low Voltage Directive, a key piece of EU legislation setting out health and safety standards for electrical equipment.

WEBCAST: Rapid-Fire Update on International Developments in Products Law

Tune in for a 30-minute rapid-fire webinar on recent developments in product regulation and product liability in the EU and US.

Productwise Bitesize: Medical Devices Regulation

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short overview of the EU Medical Devices Regulation. What is it called? The Medical Devices Regulation (MDR Regulation (EU) 2017/745) governs the placing on the market in the European Economic Area (EEA) of medical devices and its accessories as well as clinical investigations taking […]

The New Blue: EU Updates Key “Blue Guide” to Products Laws

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The hotly-anticipated revision of the European Commission’s Blue Guide has been published. Here’s our take on why this matters to anyone involved in the manufacture, import or sale of products in the EU.

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare, Shawn N. Skolky and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

Shaking up product liability in the EU: it’s consultation time for the PLD

Jamie Humphreys, Tracey Bischofberger and Tania Buckthorp

A public consultation was recently launched and is open until 10 January 2022. Learn more about some key updates being assessed in potential revision of the PLD.

Technology and Sustainability in the spotlight: European Commission adopts 2022 Work Programme

Fergal Duggan and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2022 Work Programme. As expected, technology and sustainability are both high on the agenda with the Commission setting out a bold vision for a digitally-empowered, green Europe. We take a look at some of the most critical proposals for those working in the products sphere below. So, what’s coming down the pipeline?

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare, Shawn N. Skolky and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

WEBCAST: European Commission’s Proposed General Product Safety Regulation

A Cooley and TechUK Webinar Over the summer, the European Commission proposed a new General Product Safety Regulation, which has major ramifications for anyone in the products supply chain. The regulation is intended to update the 20-year-old General Product Safety Directive with a clearer focus on tech products, new rules […]