Zimmer Loses Appeal To Keep Ex-VP From Rival

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 4:01 PM EST) -- An Indiana appeals court has denied a bid from orthopedic implant manufacturer Zimmer Inc. to bar a former vice president from working for rival Biomet Inc., upholding a lower court ruling that the executive would be unlikely to share information at his new job.

The Court of Appeals of Indiana on Tuesday tossed Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer's effort to preliminarily enjoin Todd Davis, the former vice president of its sports medicine business, from working for Biomet.

Zimmer claims Davis violated his employment agreement with his new job,...
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