TriMed Resolves Stryker Suit Over Wrist Repair IP

Law360, New York (January 11, 2011, 7:46 PM EST) -- TriMed Inc. has reached a deal with Stryker Corp. that resolves a four-year infringement dispute between the parties over TriMed’s patent covering an implantable wrist fracture fixation device.

The Valencia, Calif.-based orthopedic parts maker said Tuesday that it agreed to license the patent for so-called pin plate technology to Stryker, bringing an end to its suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

The licensing deal, reached in October, covers U.S. Patent Number 5,931,839, which relates to radial pin plates and...
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