Forehead support for facial mask

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7882837
APP PUB NO 20060011202A1
SERIAL NO

11207006

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An adjustable forehead support for a nasal mask. The present invention discloses an adjustable forehead support for a nasal or full-face mask wherein the forehead support may be adjusted for the different shapes and sizes of a facial profile. The forehead support utilizes a dual-arm system which adjusts the position of the forehead support vis-à-vis the mask and/or air flow tube. The angle of the mask to the face may be adjusted with the present invention.

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RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES1083

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Grant, William Edwin John Rotherhithe, GB 7 230
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood, AU 206 6177
Matchett, Robert Stephen Mosman, AU 12 920

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MAP-MEDIZINTECHNOLOGIE GMBH (2)
8746250 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 3 2013
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RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (10)
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RESMED LIMITED (4)
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