Texray AB | Gothenburg, Sweden | March 19, 2019 |

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted the Ten Medical Design AB (10MD) patent application, Radiation Protective Material (US2016060791).

This patent describes ways for surgical staff to be protected from X-ray radiation using a radiation protection textile that is  permeable to the air while complying with the high demands on radiation safety.

“Receiving a US patent approval is a great sign of acceptance for our innovative radiation protection textile and it will strengthen our position on one of the world’s largest markets,” says Petra Apell, business developer and co-founder of 10MD.

The announcement from the USPTO follows previous patent grants from the Swedish, Russian and Australian patent authorities.