Texas judge gives, takes away from Smith & Nephew in Arthrex patent suit

June 22, 2010 by MassDevice staff

A federal judge in Texas granted Smith & Nephew's move to bar Arthrex Inc. from selling a femoral fixation device a jury found to infringe a Smith & Nephew patent, but stayed the injunction pending an appeal.

SNN, Arthrex logos

A federal judge in Texas handed Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) a mixed blessing in its ongoing patent infringement fracas with Arthrex Inc., granting an injunction against further infringement but giving Arthrex a stay pending appeal.

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