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November 14, 2006

Case: Adam’s Apple Markets v. Aphrodite Cosmetics

A writ of certiorari is granted on the following two questions:

  1. Whether Petitioner has prudential standing to bring an unfair competition claim under the Lanham Act §43(a), 15 U.S.C. §1125(a).
  2. Whether Respondent’s statements about its animal testing practices and policies constitute noncommercial speech such that they are not subject to a claim under the Lanham Act §43(a), 15 U.S.C. §1125(a).

Read the Appendix (Record on Appeal)

Judges

Hon. Anthony Kennedy ’61, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Hon. Diana Gribbon Motz, U.S. Court of Appeals for The Fourth Circuit
Hon. Merrick B. Garland ’74, U.S. Court of Appeals District for The Columbia Circuit

Teams

Teams

Ames participants stand together smiling

William Wirt Memorial Team

Petitioners

Best Brief

Jim Farnsworth
Erika N.L. Harold, Oralist
Kimberly E. Olvey
Schuyler Schouten
James A. Wawrzyniak Jr.
Cassandra H. Welch, Oralist

Ames participants stand together smiling

The Shirin Shakir Memorial Team

Respondents

Best Overall

Elizabeth A. Edmondson
Mark L. Jensen
Tian Tian Mayimin, Best Oralist
Samuel Miller
S. Chartey Quarcoo
Kevin Terrazas, Oralist

Watch the video: 2006 Ames Moot Court Competition Final Round Adam's Apple Markets v. Aphrodite Cosmetics 01:30 11/14/2006