Complaint filed by KFX Medical against Stryker Corporation et al.

On August 2, 2018, KFX Medical, LLC (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against Stryker Corporation and Howmedica Osteonics Corp. (“Defendants”) asserting infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,585,311 (“the ‘311 Patent”) and 8,951,287 (“the ‘287 Patent”). The ‘311 Patent and ‘287 Patent are assigned to the Plaintiff and are drawn to methods of attaching soft tissue to bone.  The Plaintiff is asserting that the Defendants are actively inducing infringement of the ‘311 Patent and the ‘287 Patent by designing, manufacturing, and selling knotless suture anchors under their ReelX brand.  The case remains pending and is captioned 3-18-cv-01799.

By:  Jacqueline A. DiRamio

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