California’s Updated “Made in USA” Marking Standard
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, California revised its strict standard for marking goods “made in USA.” While the revised standard gives companies additional flexibility to source their products and still qualify to label their goods as “made in USA,” it retains some unique features and failure to fully understand it can be very costly. This webinar will cover what you need to know about the revised California standard and help you determine your company’s risk.
- comparison of federal and California marking requirements
- updates to the California standard
- the risk of private enforcement of California marking law
- examples of California cases
- cost of a “Made in USA” lawsuit
- marking examples to meet both federal and California standards
Elise Shibles is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the San Francisco office. She advises and counsels clients on all aspects of textile and apparel trade and policy including classification, origin, marking, drafting and reviewing technical legislation, and strategy for trade negotiations. She has represented the interests of numerous international companies in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, including rules of origin, customs procedures and market access.