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Ronald L Cotner, Thomas E Asacker: Nasal air mask. SleepNet Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, February 1, 2000: US06019101 (182 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a novel improved nasal mask useful for patients suffering from respiratory ailments such as sleep apnea syndrome. The mask includes a shell having a contoured portion circumscribing the nasal area and side wings through which a retention strap passes. A seal is disposed between the shel ...


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John R Lovell: Air mask with seal. SleepNet Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, October 14, 2003: US06631718 (167 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask includes a flexible shell and a seal. The flexible shell has an inlet and includes a malleable element disposed about a periphery of the shell for maintaining the shell in a user selectable configuration. The seal is disposed along a perimeter of the shell so as to form a chamber within ...


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John R Lovell, Paul R Chiesa, Thomas M Moulton: Nose mask. SleepNet Corporation, Devine Millimet & Branch P A, Paul C Remus, May 1, 2007: US07210481 (115 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask (301) includes a shell (308) forming a chamber (390) having an inlet (332) and at least one outlet and a seal (302). The seal (302) is disposed proximate the outlet for contacting and sealing with external skin proximate at least one naris at a base of a nose of a user donning the mask. ...


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John R Lovell, Paul R Chiesa, Thomas M Moulton: Nose mask. SleepNet Corporation, Devine Millimet & Branch P A, Paul C Remus, May 22, 2007: US07219669 (50 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask includes a shell forming a chamber having an inlet and at least one outlet and a seal. The seal is disposed proximate the outlet for contacting and sealing with external skin proximate at least one naris at a base of a nose of a user donning the mask. Substantially all of the sealing oc ...


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Leksutin Steven, Chiesa Paul: Apparatus for magnetically connecting a head gear to an air mask. Sleepnet Corporation, Leksutin Steven, Chiesa Paul, REMUS Paul, July 13, 2006: WO/2006/074273 (10 worldwide citation)

A system for connecting a headgear to an air mask is provided. An end piece (32) has a magnet (34) molded into a cylindrical protuberance (35) on the bottom of the end piece (32) and is connected to a retention strap on the headgear. A receiving piece (33) on the air mask has an indentation (38) in ...


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Lovell John R, Chiesa Paul R, Moulton Thomas M: Nose mask. Sleepnet Corporation, Lovell John R, Chiesa Paul R, Moulton Thomas M, STAMOS Christopher W, December 14, 2000: WO/2000/074758 (10 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask (301) includes a shell (308) forming a chamber (390) having an inlet (332) and at least one outlet and a seal (302). The seal (302) is disposed proximate the outlet for contacting and sealing with external skin proximate at least one naris at a base of a nose of a user donning the mask. ...


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Paul Chiesa, Doug Park: Respiratory mask. SleepNet Corporation, Holland & Bonzagni P C, Donald S Holland Esq, May 10, 2011: US07938117 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system for stiffening a portion of the perimeter of a respiratory mask that has a formable element disposed about its perimeter, thereby making the respiratory mask more comfortable to wear.


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Thomas M Moulton, Sameer Kulkarni, Robert F Moore Jr: Articulating headgear connector for respiratory masks. Sleepnet Corporation, Donald S Holland Esq, Holland & Bonzagni P C, December 1, 2015: US09199054 (1 worldwide citation)

Applicants have disclosed an “Articulating Headgear Connector for Respiratory Masks” which allows three-dimensional movement of the headgear connector to alleviate the mechanical forces incurred from a wearer's head movement, and thus maintain an effective seal. In the preferred embodiment, the inve ...


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Cotner Ronald L, Asacker Thomas E: Nasal air mask. Sleepnet Corporation, STAMOS Christopher W, May 7, 1998: WO/1998/018514 (1 worldwide citation)

The nasal mask (10) is useful for patients suffering from respiratory ailments such as sleep apnea syndrome. The mask (10) includes a shell (12) having a contoured portion (14) circumscribing the nasal area and side wings (16) through which a retention strap (40) passes. A seal (20) is disposed betw ...


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