Forehead support for facial mask

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7234466
APP PUB NO 20040099272A1
SERIAL NO

10700252

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A forehead support (10) is disclosed that is adapted to be secured to a respiratory mask (16). The forehead support (10) including a joining member (14) for securing to the mask (16) and a cushion frame (12) pivotally mounted to the joining member (14). The cushion frame (12) is adapted to locate one or more forehead cushions (25). The cushion frame (12) is also adapted to pivot relative to the joining member (14). The cushion frame (12) is also selectively lockable at two or more predetermined angular positions relative to the joining member (14).A respiratory mask assembly comprising a respiratory mask (16) and a forehead support (10) adapted to be secured to the mask (16) is also disclosed.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES1090

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gunaratnam, Michael K Marsfield, AU 61 3550
Harrison, Jonathan P Redfern, AU 6 408
Kwok, Philip R Chatswood, AU 69 3948
Liston, Jonathan L Redfern, AU 7 414
Lithgow, Perry D Glenwood, AU 79 3515
Matchett, Robert S Mosman, AU 6 408
Styles, Robert E Glenhaven, AU 10 534

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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V (2)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9937315 Mask with removable headgear connector 0 2015
 
NATURS DESIGN, INC. (3)
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