Amin Hallihan LLC in Chicago specializes among other things in United States Food & Drug Administrationa and Federal Trade Commission compliance issues pertaining to food, dietary supplements, drug and cosmetic labeling and claims. Many nutraceutical ingredient companies have been obliged to protect their investment in intellectual property - the bread and butter that makes research and development worth the effort. "Amin Hallihan understands the regulatory and patent complexities of food, dietary supplement, drug, cosmetic, pharmacy and medical device business," said Rakesh Amin. "Our group offers the expertise and experience to preserve the integrity and maximize the efficiencies and profitability of our clients." Amin, former managing member of Amin Law and William Hallihan, was previously head of Hallihan Intellectual Property Law. The firm is also equipped to carry out GRAS (generally recognized as safe) self-affirmations and GRAS notifications, New Dietary Ingredient submissions and Old Dietary Ingredient opinion letters.