US Patent Application No: 2012/0138,063

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MASK SYSTEM

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Abstract

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A mask system (10) includes a frame (20) defining a breathing chamber, a cushion (40) provided to the frame and adapted to form a seal with the patient's face, and a shroud (50) provided to the frame and adapted to attach headgear. The shroud includes a retaining mechanism structured to connect the shroud to the frame. The retaining mechanism includes both a taper lock arrangement and a retaining clip arrangement.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES929

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
D'Souza, Errol Savio Alex Hornsby Heights, AU 44 355
Dantanarayana, Muditha Pradeep Cherrybrook, AU 41 672
Eves, Matthew Manly Vale, AU 62 679
Lee, Murray William Quakers Hill, AU 34 209
Plascott, Stuart Norris Macquarie Park, AU 18 61
Scheiner, Rupert Christian Davidson, AU 51 754
Wehbeh, Jamie Graeme Mosman, AU 21 134

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (2)
* 5,517,986 Two-point/four-point adjustable headgear for gas delivery mask 225 1993
* 7,370,652 Patient interface device 24 2006
 
ZODIAC AEROTECHNICS (1)
* 5,488,948 Fast donning respiratory protection equipment 156 1994
 
PETERSON, MARK A. (1)
* 6,371,110 Automatic release apparatus and methods for respirator devices 36 1999
 
Vitol Signs, Inc. (1)
* 7,353,827 Mask, mask shell and seal with improved mounting, mask seal, method of mask manufacture and mask with reduced exhalation noise 18 2004
 
RESMED LIMITED (4)
* 2002/0117,177 Harness assembly for a nasal mask 3 2002
* 2004/0112,384 Headgear connection assembly for a respiratory mask assembly 92 2003
* 2006/0118,117 Mask and components thereof 68 2003
* 2006/0283,461 Mask system 117 2006
 
TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED (1)
* 2010/0012,128 RESPIRATORY MASK SYSTEM 1 2007
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
RESMED LIMITED (15)
8,517,023 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 4 2008
* 2008/0178,875 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 14 2008
* 2009/0139,527 Interchangable mask assembly 40 2009
8,550,084 Mask system 7 2009
* 2010/0319,700 MASK SYSTEM 39 2009
8,505,535 Mask system 3 2009
8,528,561 Mask system 5 2013
9,027,556 Mask system 0 2013
8,991,395 Mask system 0 2013
8,522,784 Mask system 16 2013
8,944,061 Cushion to frame assembly mechanism 0 2013
8,960,196 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 0 2013
9,119,931 Mask system 0 2014
* D740934 Headgear for respiratory mask 1 2014
D753813 Frame for respiratory mask 0 2014
* Cited By Examiner