Arthrex, DePuy Reach Accord On ACL Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has agreed to dismiss a patent suit over a knee surgery device between Arthrex Inc. and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Mitek Inc., with the two sides having reached a deal following Arthrex's recent win in a related dispute.

DePuy agreed not to sell in the U.S. any products for cross-pin reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament under the trademark Slingshot, according to the order issued Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

It also agreed not to...
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