Patent Case V. Stryker Has Merit: Federal Circuit

Law360, New York (January 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday reversed a summary judgment of noninfringement that had been granted to Stryker Corp. in a patent lawsuit concerning the orthopedic company's implantable wrist-fracture fixation devices, remanding the case to a lower court.

The lawsuit and appeal came from TriMed Inc., a small California company specializing in surgical plates. TriMed alleges that Stryker has infringed the company's patent for an implantable surgical device for fixing bone structures.

Judge Kimberly Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that...
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