Ex-Biomet Distributor Claims Trade Secrets Breach

Law360, New York (June 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A medical products distributor has fired back against Biomet Inc. in a dispute that arose after the distributor broke ties with the orthopedics manufacturer and aligned with a Biomet competitor.

Randy D. Fields and his two former Biomet distributors, Fields Medical Corp. and Fields & Stallings LLC, filed suit accusing Biomet and its subsidiaries of interfering with the companies’ contracts and misappropriating trade secrets.

The suit, first filed in local court in Kentucky earlier this month, was removed to the U.S. District Court for the Western...
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