medical devices

8:54 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Stryker wins patent infringement lawsuit against rival Zimmer

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Kalamazoo-based company stands to collect $70-million in estimated lost profits.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Stryker Corp. won a major patent infringement lawsuit Tuesday against rival medical technologies maker Zimmer Inc. in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. An eight-person jury found that Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer had infringed on a Stryker medical system that is a mainstay of hip- and knee-replacement procedures.