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This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Bridgeport, Conn. federal court denies Gillette's motion for clarification of a May 31 preliminary injunction limiting certain claims for firm's M3 Power packaging and advertising, Energizer reports in June 21 statement. Among the claims in question were that M3 Power "micro-pulses raise hair up and away from skin" (1"The Rose Sheet" June 6, 2005, p. 7). Gillette's request for clarification argued preliminary injunction did not prohibit the claim micro-pulses "stimulate" hair up and away from skin and that it did not apply to packages already at retail stores, according to Energizer. The judge disagreed, however, noting the court "specifically addressed 'raises up and away' as literally false in its May 31, 2005 ruling," and "the word 'stimulates' does not alter the meaning when used in conjunction with 'up and away,'" Energizer says. Gillette rival filed a motion for preliminary injunction against the firm in January...

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