684 Fed.Appx. 77 (2nd Cir. 2017), 16-773-cv, Schuler v. Rainforest Alliance, Inc.

Docket Nº:16-773-cv
Citation:684 Fed.Appx. 77
Party Name:ALAIN PASCAL BENARD GALLEY SCHULER, JEAN CHRISTIAN PHILIPPE GALLEY SCHULER, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. RAINFOREST ALLIANCE, INC., Defendant-Appellee
Attorney:FOR PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS: LAUREN VALASTRO (Ann L. Al-Bahish, on the brief), Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC, Houston, Texas, and Thomas P. Aicher, Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C., Rutland, Vermont. FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLEE: SAMUEL SPITAL (Stosh Silivos, on the brief), Holland & Knight LLP, New York, New Y...
Judge Panel:PRESENT: DENNY CHIN, RAYMOND J. LOHIER, JR., Circuit Judges, COLLEEN McMAHON Chief District Judge.[*]
Case Date:March 28, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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684 Fed.Appx. 77 (2nd Cir. 2017)

ALAIN PASCAL BENARD GALLEY SCHULER, JEAN CHRISTIAN PHILIPPE GALLEY SCHULER, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE, INC., Defendant-Appellee

16-773-cv

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

March 28, 2017

Editorial Note:

This case was not selected for publication in the Federal Reporter and Not to be Cited as Precedent. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION “SUMMARY ORDER”). A PARTY CITING TO A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. (Reiss, C.J.).

Schuler v. Rainforest Alliance, Inc., 161 F.Supp.3d 298, (D. Vt., 2016)

FOR PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS: LAUREN VALASTRO (Ann L. Al-Bahish, on the brief), Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC, Houston, Texas, and Thomas P. Aicher, Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C., Rutland, Vermont.

FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLEE: SAMUEL SPITAL (Stosh Silivos, on the brief), Holland & Knight LLP, New York, New York.

PRESENT: DENNY CHIN, RAYMOND J. LOHIER, JR., Circuit Judges, COLLEEN McMAHON Chief District Judge.[*]

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SUMMARY ORDER

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED.

Plaintiffs-appellants Alain Pascal Bernard Galley Schuler and Jean Christian Philippe Galley Schuler (the " Galleys" ) appeal from a judgment of the district court entered February 12, 2016, granting judgment on the pleadings in favor of defendant-appellee the Rainforest Alliance, Inc. (the " Rainforest Alliance" ). The district court set forth its reasoning in an opinion and order filed February 11, 2016.

We review de novo a granting of judgment on the pleadings. See L-7...

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