Apr. 21: Supreme Court Series – POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca Cola Company

 

April 21, 2014 | Room 603

4:00pm registration; 4:15 program; 5:45pm reception
American University Washington College of Law

In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court.

Panel:

  • Brian Boynton, Partner, Wilmer Hale
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Professor, Georgetown Law School
  • Samuel Gedge, Associate, Wiley Rein LLP

Moderated by Prof. Christine Farley, American University Washington College of Law

Update:

Decision: June 12, 2014
Argument: Transcript; Audio

Issue:

Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that a private party cannot bring a Lanham Act claim challenging a product label regulated under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Briefs:

Brief of petitioner POM Wonderful LLC
Brief of respondent The Coca-Cola Company

Amicus Briefs:

Brief amicus curiae of the United States
Brief amicus curiae of International Trademark Association
Brief amicus curiae of Generic Pharmaceutical Association
Brief amicus curiae of Alaska, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Donald Kennedy
Brief amicus curiae of The American Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al.
Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Michael Friedman, Former Acting Commissioner and Lead Deputy Commissioner for the United States FDA
Brief amicus curiae of American Beverage Association
Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar

SCOTUSblog Entry: POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca Cola Company