MicroAire, Arthrex Put Trade Secrets Row To Rest

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 1:09 PM EDT) -- MicroAire Surgical Instruments LLC and rival Arthrex Inc. have won court approval of a settlement in a patent infringement and breach of contract suit that accused Arthrex of selling a surgical instrument based on trade secrets misappropriated by a former MicroAire employee.

Judge Norman K. Moon of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia signed off Thursday on a joint stipulation by the parties requesting dismissal with prejudice on the basis that a settlement agreement had been reached.

Neither Judge Moon's order nor...
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