CPAP mask and system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7913692
APP PUB NO 20060237013A1
SERIAL NO

10572813

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A continuous positive air pressure ('CPAP') or ventilator system includes a mask (60) and an air flow generator (20). The air flow generator is mounted or provided to the mask's wearer. In one embodiment, air flow generator is mounted on the mask.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES1053

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood, AU 185 5518

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SABRE SAFETY LIMITED, ASH ROAD, ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE GU12 4DE. (1)
4886056 Breathing apparatus 69 1989
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
5113853 Helmet with filtered air supply 19 1988
4951662 Air circulating surgical mask unit 22 1989
5048516 Respiratory mask 36 1990
5533500 Helmet with an air filtering device 67 1992
6435184 Gas mask structure 32 2000
6772762 Personal powered air filtration, sterilization, and conditioning system 52 2001
2003/0154,983 Personal air filtering device 8 2002
2004/0216,741 Apparatus for maintaining airway patency 4 2004
2007/0000,493 Apparatus for maintaining airway patency 15 2006
 
UNIMAX CORPORATION (1)
5372130 Face mask assembly and method having a fan and replaceable filter 223 1992
 
RIC Investments, LLC (2)
* 5517986 Two-point/four-point adjustable headgear for gas delivery mask 248 1993
2003/0062,045 Medical ventilator 117 2002
 
Racal Safety Limited (1)
4590951 Breathing apparatus 94 1984
 
GIAT INDUSTRIES (1)
* 6050262 Overpressure ventilation device for a gas mask 22 1998
 
INTERTECHNIQUE (1)
5318020 Equipment for respiratory protection against pollutants 26 1992
 
RESMED MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC (1)
2008/0304,986 Blower with bearing tube 33 2008
 
RESMED LIMITED (6)
6561190 Mask and a vent assembly therefor 151 1998
6513526 Full-face mask and mask cushion therefor 185 1999
6561191 Mask and a vent assembly therefor 94 1999
6772760 Mask with gusset 93 2002
2006/0237,013 Ventilator mask and system 30 2004
2008/0060,649 Delivery of respiratory therapy 70 2007
 
DRAGERWERK AG (3)
5036842 Respirator with blower support and regeneration of the breathing filter 15 1989
* 5154168 Respirator mask 19 1991
5303701 Blower-supported gas mask and breathing equipment with an attachable control part 38 1992
 
BRAEBON MEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
2008/0178,879 IMPELLER FOR A WEARABLE POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE DEVICE 13 2007
 
NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS LLC (2)
2008/0216,831 STANDALONE CPAP DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING 12 2007
2008/0216,835 STANDALONE CPAP DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING 6 2007
 
CAREFUSION 212, LLC (2)
2007/0163,600 User interface and head gear for a continuous positive airway pressure device 46 2007
2007/0246,045 Continuous positive airway pressure device and configuration for employing same 8 2007
 
CARDINAL HEALTH 205, INC. (1)
2007/0251,527 Self-contained respiratory therapy apparatus for enhanced patient compliance and therapeutic efficacy 18 2007
 
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. (1)
2006/0096,596 Wearable system for positive airway pressure therapy 56 2004
 
KOLEN CO., LTD. (1)
7195015 Breathing apparatus 10 2002
 
DRÄGERWERK AG & CO. KGAA (3)
6895962 Device for supporting respiration 20 2002
2005/0284,481 Breathing mask with breathing gas supply through the strap 31 2005
2006/0102,184 Breathing mask with integrated suction area 1 2005
 
Societe D'Applications Industrielles (1)
2006/0150,973 Breathing assistance device 50 2004
 
DRÄGER SAFETY AG & CO. KGAA (1)
6895959 Gas mask and breathing equipment with a compressor 10 2004
 
SLEEPUP LTD. (1)
2004/0237,965 Devices, for preventing collapse of the upper airway, methods for use thereof and systems and articles of manufacture including same 25 2004
 
RESPIRONICS (IRELAND) LIMITED (2)
6705314 Apparatus and method for relieving dyspnoea 43 2001
2005/0034,724 Apparatus and method for relieving dyspnoea 49 2004
 
Somnetics Global Pte. Ltd. (4)
2007/0277,825 Apparatus and methods for providing humidity in respiratory therapy 45 2007
2007/0277,827 Apparatus and methods for administration of positive airway pressure therapies 16 2007
2009/0078,255 Methods for pressure regulation in positive pressure respiratory therapy 30 2007
2009/0078,258 Pressure regulation methods for positive pressure respiratory therapy 33 2007
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
* 2009/0071,478 VENTILATOR 36 2008
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9072856 CPAP stabilizing hat 0 2011
 
Sleepnea LLC (1)
9084859 Energy-harvesting respiratory method and device 1 2012
 
HANCOCK MEDICAL (2)
8517017 Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders 5 2010
* 2010/0170,513 Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders 31 2010
 
HANCOCK MEDICAL, INC. (6)
8336546 Positive airway pressure system with head control 6 2011
8327846 Positive airway pressure system with head position control 14 2011
8925546 Positive airway pressure system with head position control 2 2012
8919344 Positive airway pressure system with head position control 2 2013
9180267 Positive airway pressure system with head position control 0 2014
D776802 Positive airway pressure system console 0 2015
 
RESMED MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC (2)
8973576 Blower 2 2010
9662463 Blower 0 2015
 
RESMED LIMITED (7)
* 2009/0320,842 MASK AND FLOW GENERATOR SYSTEM 5 2007
* 8397727 Mask vent 8 2008
* 2009/0050,156 Mask vent 31 2008
D644728 Mask 1 2010
9132252 PAP system 1 2010
8851075 Mask vent 1 2013
9586016 CPAP mask and system 0 2014
 
Somnetics Global Pte. Ltd. (2)
8631791 Apparatus and methods for administration of positive airway pressure therapies 1 2011
9694153 Apparatus and methods for administration of positive airway pressure therapies 0 2013
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