Joan Sylvain Baughan: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

Joan Sylvain Baughan

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.434.4147

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Food & Drug
  • Health and Safety Compliance Audit
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • International Regulatory Affairs
  • Nanotechnology Strategy, Regulation and Defense
 
University University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.S., 1984; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.S.M.T., 1985
 
Law SchoolCatholic University of America, J.D., 1991
 
Admitted1991, Massachusetts; 1994, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Membership

American Bar Association
International Bar Association
Editorial Board of Euro Watch

 
Biography

Joan Sylvain Baughan joined Keller and Heckman in 1991. She practices food and drug law, focusing on U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and comparable international regulation of food contact materials, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices.

In addition to practicing in the firm's Washington office, Ms. Baughan spent three years counseling foreign and domestic clients from the firm's Brussels, Belgium office. While there, she developed an expertise in the regulation of food packaging materials and medicinal products under European Union and Member State legislation.

Ms. Baughan has a scientific background in microbiology and medical technology. She has served as general counsel for The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.'s Food, Drug and Cosmetics Packaging Materials Committee, and represented the committee before U.S. agencies and their international counterparts. She is also frequently a speaker at International Conferences on various FDA and related regulatory topics.

News

May 10, 2010 Partner Joan Sylvain Baughan Quoted in FCN Article on China's Deadline for Food Contact Materials
Dec 07, 2010 Keller and Heckman Attorneys to Speak at Pira's 2010 Plastics and Paper Conference
Jun 14, 2011 Luigi Rossi and Joan Baughan to Speak at the Pira Conference Global Food Contact 2011
Dec 07, 2011 Rachida Semail, Joan Sylvain Baughan and Luigi Rossi to Speak at PIRA, Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs Conference
Jun 04, 2012 Keller and Heckman Partners and Scientists to Present at SPI's Food, Drug and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Spring Committee Meeting
Dec 11, 2012 Joan Sylvain Baughan, Rachida Semail, and Luigi Rossi to Speak at the 2012 Plastics & Paper Conference
Nov 04, 2013 Joan Sylvain Baughan and Rachida Semail to Speak at the Plastics Caps and Closures Conference
Dec 10, 2013 Joan Sylvain Baughan, Rachida Semail and Luigi Rossi to Speak at the Pira Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs Conference
Jan 09, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Provides Expert Opinion in Food Contact World Interview
Jan 14, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Joan Sylvain Baughan Quoted in European Plastics News Article

Events

Sep 24, 2014 Keller and Heckman Attorneys and Scientist to Speak at the Food Contact Compliance Conference

Apr 17, 2014 Joan Baughan to Speak at 2014 Flex Pack Tech Tour

Mar 14, 2012 Registration is Closed : 14-15 March 2012 - Keller and Heckman LLP's Food Packaging Law Seminar, Brussels, Belgium

Jun 23, 2008 FDA 101 Workshop on FDA Regulation of Food-Contact Materials

Oct 24, 2007 Food Contact Asia 2007

Oct 03, 2007 8th Annual Food Packaging Law Seminar

Sep 18, 2007 Regulatory Issues in a Global Enviornment

Articles

May 30, 2012 Update on the Regulation of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging Available
Apr 14, 2011 Packaging Law Alert: China Publishes Procedure for Clearing New Food-Contact Substances
Aug 06, 2010 Nanotechnology Defined
Jul 01, 2008 Joan Sylvain Baughan and Lester Borodinsky Play Active Role in Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
Jun 15, 2004 Demonstrating Compliance with the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
Nov 01, 2002 What's Under the Coat of Section 175.300?
Aug 01, 2001 Understanding Food-Packaging Regulation in Canada: A Different Approach
Apr 01, 2001 Child-Resistant Packaging Laws Take a Turn

 
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Office Information

Joan Sylvain Baughan

Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001




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