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, LLC.WILMINGTON, DE439

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davirro, Nic Chicago, US 6 421
Eaton, Jason Paul Hunker, US 6 4
Grider, Keith Columbus, US 11 415
Matula,, Jr Jerome Apollo, US 51 173
Merz, Greg Grahanna, US 14 388
Rothermel, Justin Pittsburgh, US 12 154
Stegman, Steven C Gibsonia, US 10 426
Stonis, Luke Columbus, US 19 822
Von, Dohlen Christopher D Columbus, US 3 7

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RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (2)
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Sleepnet Corporation (2)
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University Technologies International, Inc. (1)
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CAREFUSION 205, INC. (1)
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PURITAN-BENNETT CORPORATION (1)
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RESMED LIMITED (5)
6374826 Mask and headgear connector 218 2000
2002/0096,176 Mask and headgear connector 37 2002
* 7318437 Nasal assembly 118 2004
2004/0226,566 Nasal assembly 100 2004
2006/0137,690 Nasal assembly 114 2004
 
KEIFER, ELIZABETH ANNE (1)
6769432 Method and apparatus for non-abrasive cushioning seal of assisted breathing devices 54 2002
 
AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR ADVANCED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
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2003/0145,857 Nasal mask with integral mouldable straps 2 2003
2003/0172,936 Mask 33 2003
 
HEADWEAR, LLC (1)
2004/0025,885 Headwear for use by a sleep apnea patient 18 2002
 
E. BARTER SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
6478026 Nasal ventilation interface 187 2000
 
INNOMED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (1)
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CATERPILLAR INC. (1)
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The Penn State Research Foundation (1)
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HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
D716940 Clip for a head attachment system 0 2012
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