Additional Coverage: Sky Not Falling after Pom v. Coke Decision

You'll recall, last week, we reported that the Supreme Court sided with Pom Wonderful in its Lanham Act case against Coca-Cola (Coke), essentially ruling that federal label authorization was not blanket protection from lawsuits [see WSD 06-13-2014 ]. We had a few readers chime in with differing opinions on how significant the ruling is for the alcohol industry. In order to set the record straight, WSD spoke with Peter Brody, a partner at Ropes & Gray's intellectual property litigation group, who among other things is considered an expert on intellectual property cases in a variety of industries, including beverage alcohol.

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