On March 30, 2022, the European Commission (EC) unveiled a proposal for a framework eco-design regulation aimed at creating a policy framework for sustainable products. Among the tools proposed by the EC is the EU Digital Product Passport (DPP), a product-specific data set that would apply nearly to all non-food products sold in the EU
Ales Bartl has a broad experience in European Union (EU) product regulatory law, including Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, the Classification, Labelling, and Packaging (CLP) regulation, Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), medical devices, electronic products, and general product compliance and product safety. He advises on regulatory compliance of a broad range of products marketed in the EU and represents clients before EU and national competent authorities on compliance and enforcement issues, including product withdrawals and recalls.
Ales also represents clients before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Board of Appeal of European Chemicals Agency.
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Ales interned at the European Commission (EC) and worked for almost ten years as an EU regulatory associate at two international law firms in Brussels.