Drive settles dispute with Sharps Compliance

Friday, February 29, 2008

HOUSTON - Sharps Compliance and Drive Medical settled a patent dispute in January related to Sharps Pitch-It IV poles. In conjunction with the settlement, Drive will be the exclusive manufacturer and Sharps will be the exclusive seller of the poles. The adjustable, lightweight poles come in three sizes and have been on the market for eight years. Dr. Burton Kunik, Sharps' chairman, CEO and president, commented, "We look forward to a successful relationship with Drive Medical whereby we can leverage their metal manufacturing expertise with our customer base and ability to sell the product across many industries including home health care."