How They Won It: Ropes & Gray Rescues Stryker Biotech

Law360, New York (February 08, 2012, 9:55 PM ET) -- The courtroom was stunned into silence when a Ropes & Gray LLP attorney revealed that surgeons who were painted by the federal government as victims of Stryker Biotech LLC's alleged off-label marketing plot would stick up for Stryker during its criminal trial.

Days after, the government's 13 felony charges against the Massachusetts biotech company over its marketing of bone growth protein OP-1 disappeared, replaced by a one-count misdemeanor charge of misbranding a medical device to which Stryker pled guilty, along with a $15 million fine....
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