from the United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Michigan at Detroit. Nos. 2:16-cv-11821;
2:16-cv-11823; 2:16-cv-11825; 2:16-cv-11826; 2:16-cv-11827;
2:16-cv-11832-Matthew F. Leitman, District Judge.
W. Barnett, DAVIS & NORRIS, LLP, Birmingham, Alabama, for
Woodruff Turner, Curtis B. Krasik, Christopher M. Verdini,
K&L GATES LLP, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for Appellee in
Y. Rothstein, WINSTON & STRAWN LLP, Chicago, Illinois,
Steffen N. Johnson, WINSTON & STRAWN LLP, Washington,
D.C., for Appellees in 17-1977.
Jonathan D. Hacker, O'MELVENY & MEYERS, Washington,
D.C., Richard B. Goetz, Carlos M. Lazatin, O'MELVENY
& MYERS, Los Angeles, California, Hannah Y.S. Chanoine,
Brandon D. Harper, O'MELVENY & MYERS, New York, New
York, for Appellee in 17-1978.
J. Dabney, Mary D. Hallerman, MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP,
Washington, D.C., for Appellee in 17-1979.
Carmine R. Zarlenga, MAYER BROWN LLP, Washington, D.C.,
Jonathan E. Lauderbach, WARNER NORCROSS & JUDD, LLP,
Midland, Michigan, Keri E. Borders, Dale J. Giali, MAYER
BROWN LLP, Los Angeles, California, Thomas W. Thagard, James
C. Lester, Birmingham, Alabama, for Appellee in 17-1980.
M. Pawloski, Edward H. Pappas, DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC, Troy,
Michigan, Elliot H. Scherker, Brigid F. Cech Samole,
Katherine M. Clemente, Miami, Florida, for Appellee in
Before: DAUGHTREY, STRANCH, and THAPAR, Circuit Judges.
THAPAR, Circuit Judge.
case is about pet-food packaging. One pet-food seller, the
Wysong Corporation, claims that six of its competitors have
been deceiving consumers. How? Here is an example:
to Wysong, this package is misleading. The bag features a
photograph of a delicious-looking lamb chop-but Wysong says
the kibble inside is actually made from the
less-than-appetizing "trimmings" left over after
the premium cuts of lamb are sliced away. The same goes for
more than three hundred of the Defendants' other
packages, which feature photos of delectable chicken breasts,
T-bone steaks, and salmon filets. Wysong ...