January 26, 2018 / 10:23 PM / a year ago

Heraeus bone cement trade secrets case against Esschem too late - judge

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by German bone cement manufacturer Heraeus Medical GmbH accusing Esschem Inc of working together with Biomet Inc to misappropriate its trade secrets to produce a rival product.

U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Philadelphia ruled that the lawsuit Heraeus filed in 2014 against Biomet contractor Esschem over actions a decade earlier was barred by a three-year statute of limitations for trade secrets cases in Pennsylvania.

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