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Winner Medical Gets European Patent

March 4, 2009

PurCotton now patented in 34 member states.

Winner Medical Group Inc., a leading manufacturer in the Chinese medical dressing industry (medical and wound care products) has been granted a patent for producing PurCotton products from the European Patent Office. The following are specifically covered by the patent: method for producing spunlace nonwoven cloth, method for producing spunlace nonwoven cloth with an X-ray detectable element and spunlace nonwoven cloth with X-ray detectable element produced thereby.

"This means the achievement of another important milestone,” said Jianquan Li, CEO. “The European patent enables us to plan on a long-term basis and to advance the market entry for our PurCotton products steadily. Now we have valid national rights in approximately 34 member states of the European Patent Office."

Winner Medical has obtained patents for PurCotton products in several countries, including China, the U.S., Russia, Singapore, South Africa and 34 member states of the European Patent Office. The patent application is also pending in other regions such as Japan, South America, India and the Middle East.

PurCotton products combine the superior characteristics of both natural cotton and materials made using nonwoven technology. It has many advantages over both woven cotton and synthetic nonwoven fabric, as it is of high quality, natural, safe, strong, durable, healthy and environmentally-friendly.

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