Docket for 12-761
No. 12-761
Title:
POM Wonderful LLC, Petitioner
v.
The Coca-Cola Company
Docketed:December 26, 2012
Linked with 12A420
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-55861)
  Decision Date:May 17, 2012
  Rehearing Denied:August 8, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 25 2012 Application (12A420) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 6, 2012 to December 21, 2012, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Oct 31 2012 Application (12A420) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until December 21, 2012.
Dec 21 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 25, 2013)
Jan 10 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 25, 2013.
Feb 22 2013 Brief of respondent The Coca-Cola Company in opposition filed.
Mar 6 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 22, 2013.
Mar 7 2013 Reply of petitioner POM Wonderful LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2013 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 10 2013 Supplemental brief of petitioner POM Wonderful LLC filed.
Dec 11 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Dec 17 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent The Coca-Cola Company filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2014 Petition GRANTED. Justice Breyer and Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Feb 11 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 21, 2014
Feb 14 2014 Record received from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 14 2014 Record received from U.S.D.C. Central District of California is located on PACER. A portion of this record is SEALED.
Feb 24 2014 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Feb 24 2014 Brief of petitioner POM Wonderful LLC filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of the United States in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of International Trademark Association filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Generic Pharmaceutical Association in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Alaska, et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of FDA Commissioner Dr. Donald Kennedy filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 10 2014 CIRCULATED.
Mar 26 2014 Brief of respondent The Coca-Cola Company filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Michael Friedman, Former Acting Commissioner and Lead Deputy Commissioner for the United States FDA filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Beverage Association filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Apr 11 2014 Reply of petitioner POM Wonderful LLC filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2014 Justice Alito is no longer recused in this case.
Apr 18 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Apr 21 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C. For the United States, as amicus curiae: Melissa Arbus Sherry, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York, N. Y.
Jun 12 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except Breyer, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 14 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
    Counsel of Record1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: POM Wonderful LLC
Attorneys for Respondent:
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP(212) 849-7000
    Counsel of Record51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: The Coca-Cola Company
Other:
Partha P. Chattoraj 111 Broadway, 20th Floor (212) 571-0550
New York, NY  10006
pchattoraj@abv.com
Party name: Dr. Michael Friedman, Former Acting Commissioner and Lead Deputy Commissioner for the United States FDA
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: American Beverage Association
 
Laura Frances Fox 1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200 907-269-5275
Anchorage, AK  99501
laura.fox@alaska.gov
Party name: Alaska, et al.
 
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Generic Pharmaceutical Association in support of neither party
 
Jonathan S. Massey Massey & Gail, LLP(202) 652-4511
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC  20005
jmassey@masseygail.com
Party name: FDA Commissioner Dr. Donald Kennedy
 
Saul H. Perloff Fulbright & Jaworski LLP(210)-270-7166
300 Convent Street Suite 2200
San Antonio, TX  78205
saul.perloff@nortonrosefulbrightt.com
Party name: International Trademark Association
 
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
Melissa Arbus Sherry Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-637-2355
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Peter A. Sullivan Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP(212) 837-6000
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY  10004
sullivan@hugheshubbard.com
Party name: The American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
J. Michael Weston Lederer Weston Craig PLLC(319) 365-1184
118 Third Avenue SE
Suite 700
Cedar Rapids, IA  52406
mweston@lwclawyers.com
Party name: DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
 
Allison M. Zieve Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
1600 20th St., NW
Washington, DC  20009
azieve@citizen.org
Party name: Public Citizen, Inc., et al.