Packaging, today, is one of the most important element in the food network, guaranteeing food safety and maintenance of freshness among food products from the factories to the plates. There has been tremendous development in technology in the food sector which offers high quality products, increases the shelf life and also therefore safeguards the food security. Our motivation and the main objective of this review paper is to bring out the fact of how food packaging plays a role in assuring the quality and standards of food and to showcase how intellectual property rights can be used in protecting food packaging. The review paper also focuses on some of the new packaging technologies that have transformed the food sector to meet today’s needs and the impact of food packaging on our environment. Further, this research paper also highlights the regulations governing the packaging and judicial decision.