Counsel for Sunkist Growers, Inc., licensee of “Sunkist” trademark, in arbitrated dispute with trademark owner over management of licensed brand. Eleventh Circuit upheld district court orders: (1) compelling arbitration against non-signatory party on equitable estoppel theory; (2) confirming arbitration award that claimant take no recovery under the Federal Arbitration Act, and (3) refusing to vacate the award on claimed grounds of evident partiality by party-appointed arbitrator.
Sunkist Soft Drinks Inc. v. Sunkist Growers Inc., 10 F.3d 753 (11th. Cir. 1993).