11th Circuit: Contributory False Advertising Cognizable Under The Lanham Act
Mealey's (August 11, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A Florida federal judge did not err in dismissing, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), allegations that The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. violated the Sherman Act, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 7 (Duty Free Americas Inc. v. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., No. 14-11853, 11th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13837).
(Decision available. Document #16-150817-017Z.)
According to the panel of Circuit Judges Stanley Marcus and Charles R. Wilson, along with U.S. Judge Amul R. Thapar of the Eastern...