Patient interface device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8596271
APP PUB NO 20110126841A1
SERIAL NO

13022736

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Abstract

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A patient interface device that includes a support member sized and configured to span at least a portion of a patient's face while remaining below the patient's eyes responsive to the patient interface device being donned by such a patient and a sealing assembly operatively coupled to the support member such that the support member is moveable relative to the support member. The support member defines a gas carrying conduit adapted to carry a flow of gas to the sealing assembly. The support member is a single-piece unitary member and includes a conduit coupling portion adapted to be coupled to a patient circuit.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RIC Investments, LLCWILMINGTON, DE433

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davirro, Nic Chicago, US 6 471
Eaton, Jason Paul Hunker, US 6 6
Grider, Keith Columbus, US 11 471
Matula,, Jr Jerome Apollo, US 51 214
Merz, Greg Grahanna, US 14 437
Rothermel, Justin Pittsburgh, US 12 178
Stegman, Steven C Gibsonia, US 10 484
Stonis, Luke Columbus, US 19 906
Von, Dohlen Christopher D Columbus, US 3 7

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
6889689 Bubble CPAP cap for neonates 32 2004
 
RIC Investments, LLC (2)
5724965 Nasal mask 343 1995
6119694 Nasal mask and headgear 304 1997
 
SLEEPNET CORPORATION (2)
6019101 Nasal air mask 166 1996
7219669 Nose mask 37 1999
 
UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
4919128 Nasal adaptor device and seal 276 1988
 
CAREFUSION 205, INC. (1)
2005/0028,822 Sealing nasal cannula 58 2004
 
PURITAN-BENNETT CORPORATION (1)
4782832 Nasal puff with adjustable sealing means 417 1987
 
RESMED LIMITED (5)
6374826 Mask and headgear connector 233 2000
2002/0096,176 Mask and headgear connector 39 2002
* 7318437 Nasal assembly 131 2004
2004/0226,566 Nasal assembly 112 2004
2006/0137,690 Nasal assembly 122 2004
 
KEIFER, ELIZABETH ANNE (1)
6769432 Method and apparatus for non-abrasive cushioning seal of assisted breathing devices 55 2002
 
AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR ADVANCED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
7201169 Mask 80 2001
2003/0145,857 Nasal mask with integral mouldable straps 2 2003
2003/0172,936 Mask 35 2003
 
HEADWEAR, LLC (1)
2004/0025,885 Headwear for use by a sleep apnea patient 22 2002
 
SALTER LABS (2)
6478026 Nasal ventilation interface 195 2000
6595215 Ventilation interface for sleep apnea therapy 242 2002
 
FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (1)
2004/0261,797 Breathing assistance apparatus 20 2004
 
CATERPILLAR INC. (1)
5724865 Caseless transmission structure 4 1997
 
THE PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
2003/0154,987 Nasal oral respiratory interface 3 2003
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
D716940 Clip for a head attachment system 0 2012
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