3rd Circ. Trims Injunction In Stryker Employee Poaching Suit

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 7:15 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday agreed to modify an injunction against Zimmer Inc., saying a lower court had too broadly ruled for a Stryker Corp. subsidiary in its employee poaching, trade secrets and breach of contract suit against its medical devices rival.

The appeals court acceded to several of Zimmer's arguments for modification of last year's preliminary injunction preventing the company from bringing over customers from Stryker's Howmedica Osteonics subsidiary, including the company's contention that the New Jersey federal court had glossed over the lack of...
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