Facing $14.7M Judgment, Arthrex Sued Again

Law360, New York (June 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The same day a federal jury determined that Arthrex Inc. should pay $14.7 million for infringing medical device maker Smith & Nephew Inc.’s patent for suture anchors, Smith & Nephew lodged another suit against its rival over the same patent.

The new complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, targets another line of Arthrex’s products that were not litigated in the related case, in which an Oregon jury found that Arthrex had deliberately infringed Smith & Nephew’s patent entitled “anchoring...
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