Aerosol medication inhalation system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8074641
APP PUB NO 20090090355A1
SERIAL NO

12332976

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An apparatus for use in conjunction with a metered dose inhaler which includes a novel valve system to aid in the delivery of aerosolized medicament to a subject. The apparatus also includes a novel rotational flow generator to aid in the useable delivery of said medication and avoid its loss either in the apparatus or by non-useful delivery to said subject.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PRE HOLDING, INC.MIDLOTHIAN, VA12

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gallem, Thomas Munich, DE 35 429
Gowanlock, Kevin Grant London, CA 7 79
Lynch, Robert Carlton Apex, US 13 123

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
PARI INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURERS, INC. (1)
* 8459252 Aerosol medication inhalation system 4 2011
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
9597477 Apparatus and methods for providing humidity in respiratory therapy 0 2013
* D747548 Electronic cigarette tank 1 2013
* D760952 Electronic cigarette tank with fill port and plug 0 2014
 
PRE HOLDING, INC. (1)
9308335 Aerosol medication inhalation system 0 2015
 
CLEMENT CLARKE INTERNATIONAL LTD. (2)
* D744636 Spacer for inhaler 2 2013
D778432 Spacer for inhaler 0 2015
 
PRE HOLIDNG, INC. (1)
8973571 Aerosol medication inhalation system 1 2013
 
SOMNETICS GLOBAL PTE. LTD. (1)
8602025 Apparatus and methods for providing humidity in respiratory therapy 1 2011
 
FSC LABORATORIES, INC. (5)
D717424 Inhalation spacer 6 2012
* D735316 Inhalation spacer 2 2013
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D759806 Inhalation spacer 1 2015
D757246 Inhalation spacer 1 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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