Published for the first time by Full Court Press, DeWitty on Dietary Supplement Law, provides astute guidance on a wide range of cannabis-derived supplements that have newly entered the market, including Cannabidiol (CBD), Tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), and Hemp products. An essential handbook for any attorney practicing in the space, this reference also covers historical jurisprudence, other medicinal plants and natural products such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, African Traditional Medicine, Indigenous People’s Herbal Medicine, and more. Readers are guided step by step on pre-market notification according to the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA), post-notification filings, IP protection and marketing/labeling regulations.
Robert M. DeWitty is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with more than 15 years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property Rights Acquisition, Litigation, and Pre-litigation/Settlement. He was formerly a legal consultant at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and an Intellectual Property (IP) specialist at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Robert has also served as a patent examiner and attorney advisor in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined over 300 patent applications. His Washington, D.C.-based practice revolves around complex federal litigation and rights acquisition.