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 WALES1070

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gunaratnam, Michael Kassipillai Marsfield , AU 58 1361
Harrison, Jonathan Paul Ponsonby , NZ 3 119
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood , AU 201 5592
Liston, Jonathan Lee Coogee , AU 7 269
Lithgow, Perry David Glenwood , AU 124 2706
Matchett, Robert Mosman , AU 2 30
Styles, Robert Edward Glenhaven , AU 25 1465

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V (1)
D697203 Nasal mask assembly 10 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
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
9776023 Respiratory mask having a nose support extension 0 2013
 
RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (8)
8402972 Breathing mask arrangement and a forehead support device for same 14 2009
8371301 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 7 2010
9072853 Forehead pad for respiratory mask 0 2010
8875710 Application device for a breathing mask arrangement 0 2011
8479738 Breathing mask arrangement as well as an application device and a forehead support device for same 4 2011
9259549 Breathing mask arrangement and a forehead support device for same 0 2013
9144656 Breathing mask arrangement as well as an application device and a forehead support device for same 3 2013
9757534 Breathing mask arrangement as well as an application device and a forehead support device for same 0 2015
 
Hsiner Co., Ltd. (3)
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RESMED LIMITED (12)
* 2010/0071,700 FOREHEAD SUPPORTS FOR FACIAL MASKS 19 2006
* 2008/0135,050 Forehead Supports For Facial Masks 13 2006
8517023 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 9 2008
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* 2009/0139,527 Interchangable mask assembly 49 2009
D612932 Respiratory mask 25 2009
* 8186348 Forehead support for facial mask 17 2009
8353294 Respiratory mask assembly 10 2011
* 9592359 Forehead support for facial mask 0 2012
* 2012/0222,681 FOREHEAD SUPPORT FOR FACIAL MASK 4 2012
9375545 Respiratory mask assembly 6 2012
8960196 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 5 2013
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