Ryan Melnick, left, a seasoned patent attorney who works for Knobbe Martens, represented CEO Tate Scott, right, and his company KFx Medical Corp. in its infringement case against Arthrex Inc. A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear the case upholds a lower court ruling awarding KFx $35 million in damages and interest.

Ryan Melnick, left, a seasoned patent attorney who works for Knobbe Martens, represented CEO Tate Scott, right, and his company KFx Medical Corp. in its infringement case against Arthrex Inc. A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear the case upholds a lower court ruling awarding KFx $35 million in damages and interest. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

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