Stryker To Exit Acacia Unit Medical Imaging Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2010, 4:17 PM EST) -- Stryker Corp. has become the latest defendant to exit Hospital Systems Corp.'s suit claiming that the medical device maker infringed two of the Acacia Research Corp. unit's patents for a system for storing and accessing medical images.

Stryker and HSC lodged their joint motion to drop the claims and counterclaims between them with prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday.

Additional details regarding the terms of the agreement were not disclosed in the motion, but Acacia said Dec. 31...
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