Breast Implant Fight Should Stay In Court, Brazilian Co. Says

Law360, Washington (February 16, 2017, 9:57 PM EST) -- The Brazilian manufacturer behind Sientra Inc.’s silicone breast implants fought back Wednesday against Sientra’s attempts to pause litigation between the companies in favor of international arbitration, telling a New York federal court that such a move would drag out urgent intellectual property matters.

Silimed Indústria de Implantes Ltda. has urged U.S. District Judge Laura T. Swain to deny Sientra’s request to stay breach of contract and trade secrets claims stemming from a soon-to-expire exclusive distribution agreement pending the resolution of arbitration in the American Arbitration Association’s...
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