6158: R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY’S NOTICE OF APPEAL 7/23/15

July 24, 2015 5:21 am by Gene Borio

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Notice is hereby given that Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, individually and as successor to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, hereby appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #55-Remand of this Court (Dkt. No. 6147, entered May 28, 2015), denying Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Motion for Relief from Provisions of Order #1015 that Require Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation to Publish Corrective Statements on Television

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

__________________________________________

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff,

v.

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al.,

Defendants.

Civil Action No. 99-2496 (GK)

__________________________________________)

DEFENDANT R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY’S NOTICE OF APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, individually and as successor to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, hereby appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #55-Remand of this Court (Dkt. No. 6147, entered May 28, 2015), denying Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Motion for Relief from Provisions of Order #1015 that Require Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation to Publish Corrective Statements on Television (Dkt. No. 6103, filed June 11, 2014).

Dated: July 23, 2015 Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Noel J. Francisco

Noel J. Francisco (D.C. Bar No. 464752)

Peter J. Biersteker (D.C. Bar No. 358108)

JONES DAY

51 Louisiana Avenue, N. W.

Washington, D.C. 20001-2113

Telephone: (202) 879-3939

Fax: (202) 626-1700

Geoffrey K. Beach

WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE, PLLC

One West Fourth Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Telephone: (336) 721-3600

Facsimile: (336) 733-8389

Jeffrey A. Mandell (D.C. Bar No. 999791)

STAFFORD ROSENBAUM LLP

222 West Washington Avenue

Madison, WI 53703

Telephone: (608) 256-0226

Facsimile: (608) 259-2600

Attorneys for Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,
individually and as successor by merger to Brown &
Williamson Tobacco Corporation

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