Smith & Nephew Wins Ban On Arthrex Surgery Device

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 3:08 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted medical device maker Smith & Nephew PLC a permanent injunction on top of the $5.2 million infringement award in its suit against rival Arthrex Inc., but allowed the defendant to continue selling the knee surgery device pending an appeal.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday found that $5.2 million in monetary damages did not adequately protect Smith & Nephew, justifying an order forcing Arthrex to stop selling the product, a...
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