Injunction Against Stryker Vacated

Law360, New York (April 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a significant ruling for infringing companies, an appellate court decided Thursday to vacate a district court’s permanent injunction preventing Stryker Corp. from selling an infringing medical device.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District agreed with the district court that Stryker’s T2 Long Proximal Humeral Nail infringed Acumed LLC’s Polaris product, but ruled that the lower court should reconsider the injunction issued against Stryker based on the four-factor test from the Supreme Court’s ruling in eBay v. MercExchange.

As the appellate court pointed...
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