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Claims that Amway disparaged Crest toothpaste by alleging it scratches teeth reinstated by New Orleans federal appeals court Feb. 14. Court says Houston federal judge erred in dismissing P&G's Lanham Act claim for product disparagement after initially finding sufficient evidence for claim to go to jury. Appeals court also reinstates P&G's racketeering claims based on Amway's spreading of rumor that consumer products giant is linked to Satanism. But appellate judges say P&G has no standing to bring Lanham Act claim based on Amway's alleged misrepresentations to its distributors and affirm dismissal of racketeering claim based on Amway's alleged pyramid scheme

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