US Patent No: 7,610,916

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Forehead support for facial mask

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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 WALES752

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gunaratnam, Michael Kassipillai Marsfield, AU 54 583
Harrison, Jonathan Paul Redfern, AU 3 54
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood, AU 194 2616
Liston, Jonathan Lee Coogee, AU 6 175
Lithgow, Perry David Glenwood, AU 119 957
Matchett, Robert Cremorne, AU 2 15
Styles, Robert Edward Glenhaven, AU 36 833

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2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 19 2009
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RESMED LIMITED (4)
8,517,023 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 0 2008
D612932 Respiratory mask 12 2009
8,186,348 Forehead support for facial mask 5 2009
8,353,294 Respiratory mask assembly 2 2011
 
RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (3)
8,402,972 Breathing mask arrangement and a forehead support device for same 1 2009
8,371,301 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 1 2010
8,479,738 Breathing mask arrangement as well as an application device and a forehead support device for same 0 2011
 
HSINER CO., LTD. (2)
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8,176,919 Respiratory mask including an adjustable forehead abutment member 1 2009
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
D697203 Nasal mask assembly 0 2011

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