(Chicago, IL) September 16, 2003 - Rakesh Amin, principal at the law firm of Weaver & Amin in Chicago, will be one of the featured speakers participating in the National Ayurvedic Medical Association Conference held October 16-19, 2003 in Tampa, FL. Amin will focus his presentation on United States FDA and FTC regulations governing Ayurvedic products including dietary supplements and functional foods.
Amin will discuss how companies can take advantage of key marketing opportunities and avoiding regulatory pitfalls, as well as helping formulate an informed regulatory compliance strategy. Amin will also review the new Bioterrorism Bill requirements such as mandatory FDA registration of food facilities and prior notice of imported food shipments.
Amin, a founding partner of Weaver & Amin, is a well-known expert in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) state and federal regulatory and litigation issues. The firm provides legal counsel regarding food, drug, cosmetic, biotechnology research and development, medical devices, product approval process, good manufacturing practices, labeling, health claims, advertising and inspection matters. Weaver & Amin also works with companies in the areas of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, comparative advertising, trade secrets, licensing, contracts and business litigation matters.
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