Smith and Nephew sues fired Engineers for conspiracy to steal secrets for $56M |

Smith and Nephew sues fired Engineers for conspiracy to steal secrets for $56M

Smith & Nephew Sues Fired Engineers for Breach of Contract, Other Alleged Offenses (Memphis Flyer)

Smith & Nephew Files Suit Against Former Employees (Memphis Daily)

Smith & Nephew is suing nine former employees for $56 million or more over breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, civil conspiracy, and other allegations related to a knee replacement instrument.  The suit alleges that 9 Engineers were planning to simultaneously quit and start their own patient matched knee instrumentation startup using S+N secrets and were found out beforehand.   Named in the suit are:

  • Carey Bryant
  • David Mehl
  • Luke Gibson
  • Megan Rumery
  • Andrew Wald
  • Ashley Deken
  • Kaleigh Ross
  • Patrick Conway
  • Bonnie Walker

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