Athena Cosmetics, Inc. v. Allergan, Inc.
||Op. Below ||Argument
Issue: Whether, under Buckman Co. v. Plaintiffs’ Legal Committee, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act impliedly preempts a private state-law claim for unfair competition premised on a party’s purported failure to obtain Food and Drug Administration approval, where the Food and Drug Administration itself has not imposed any such requirement.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders|
|Feb 28 2014||Application (13A906) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 30, 2014 to May 15, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Mar 6 2014||Application (13A906) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 15, 2014.|
|May 15 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 18, 2014)|
|May 21 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 18, 2014.|
|Jul 18 2014||Brief of respondent Allergan, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 5 2014||Reply of petitioner Athena Cosmetics, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 6 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Sep 9 2014||Letter of respondent Allergan, Inc. received and. (Distributed)|
|Sep 10 2014||Letter of petitioner Athena Cosmetics, Inc. received. (Distirbuted)|
|Oct 6 2014||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|