New patent in China for Episurf Medical
Episurf Medical (NASDAQ: EPIS B) is obtaining another new patent in China. The Chinese Patent Office SIPO has issued Notice of allowance for a patent related to Episurf Medical’s technology for visualisaton of joint damage. The patent, entitled “Method and node for manufacturing a surgical kit for cartilage repair”, covers the medical image segmentation process used for joint damage visualisation as well as for manufacturing of Episurf Medical’s patient-specific joint implants and surgical instruments.
“This is the first patent within this important patent family to be granted. Image segmentation is a very important field for us where we are working intensely to strengthen our intellectual property rights, as there is a global trend within medtech towards more and more patient-specific solutions. We are thus very happy for this patent progress” comments Pål Ryfors, CEO, Episurf Medical.