Jilted Synthes goes after ex-sales reps, Stryker

December 29, 2011 by MassDevice staff

Johnson & Johnson's Synthes orthopedic surgery division sues Stryker Corp. and three former sales agents, accusing them of stealing trade secrets and breaking their non-disclosure pacts.

Johnson & Johnson, Synthes

Synthes, the orthopedic surgery specialists Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) paid $21.3 billion for in April, accused three of its former sales representatives of violating their non-disclosure pacts and stealing trade secrets when they quit to work for rival Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK).

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