Forehead support for facial mask

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7610916
APP PUB NO 20060289010A1
SERIAL NO

11510607

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A forehead support adapted to be secured to a respiratory mask includes a joining member for securing to the mask and a cushion frame pivotally mounted to the joining member. The cushion frame is adapted to locate one or more forehead cushions. The cushion frame is adapted to pivot relative to the joining member. The cushion frame is selectively lockable at two or more predetermined angular positions relative to the joining member.

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RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES1030

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gunaratnam, Michael Kassipillai Marsfield , AU 55 1250
Harrison, Jonathan Paul Ponsonby , NZ 3 110
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood , AU 185 5247
Liston, Jonathan Lee Coogee , AU 7 254
Lithgow, Perry David Glenwood , AU 120 2475
Matchett, Robert Mosman , AU 2 28
Styles, Robert Edward Glenhaven , AU 25 1405

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V (1)
D697203 Nasal mask assembly 8 2011
 
MAP MEDIZINTECHNOLOGIE GMBH (2)
8746250 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 2 2013
9662467 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 0 2014
 
RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (7)
8402972 Breathing mask arrangement and a forehead support device for same 13 2009
8371301 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 6 2010
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Hsiner Co., Ltd. (3)
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RESMED LIMITED (12)
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* 2008/0135,050 Forehead Supports For Facial Masks 12 2006
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8353294 Respiratory mask assembly 9 2011
* 9592359 Forehead support for facial mask 0 2012
* 2012/0222,681 FOREHEAD SUPPORT FOR FACIAL MASK 3 2012
9375545 Respiratory mask assembly 6 2012
8960196 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 5 2013
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