US Patent No: 7,490,608

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System and method for adjusting a gas delivery mask

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A system for adjusting a gas delivery mask is provided. The system may include a base, an arm pivotally coupled to the base, and an intermediate member slidably coupled to both the base and the arm. The arm may include a first threaded portion, and the intermediate member may include a second threaded portion coupled to the first threaded portion. Rotation of the second threaded portion relative to the first threaded portion may slide the intermediate member along the arm and relative to the base such that the arm pivots relative to the base.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA3429
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATEDPLEASANTON, CA168

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brown, Dave Carp, CA 27 229
deBeers, James Chicago, IL 7 42
Holverson, Erik Naperville, IL 17 62
Kumar, Shiv Short Hills, NJ 67 340
Lee, Ngee Chicago, IL 6 73
Persson, Roger T Livermore, CA 2 20
Sun, Benjamin K San Francisco, CA 15 70

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* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (2)
* 8,245,711 Patient interface with adjustable cushion 1 2006
8,596,275 Patient interface with an adjustable cushion 1 2012
 
GALEMED CORPORATION (1)
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COVIDIEN LP (1)
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* Cited By Examiner

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