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Perry David Lithgow, Robert Henry Frater, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Memduh Guney, Timothy Tsun Fai Fu, Philip Rodney Kwok, Donald Darkin: Cushion for a respiratory mask assembly. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 28, 2009: US07523754 (100 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mark assembly for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a frame and a cushion. The cushion has a non-face contacting portion structured to be connected to the frame, a face-contacting portion structured to engage the patient's face, and an intermediate portion that interconne ...


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Milind Chandrakant Raje, Timothy Tsun Fai Fu, Amal Shirley Amarasinghe, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Robert Henry Frater, Memduh Guney, Clive Solari: Mask assembly. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 15, 2008: US07318439 (61 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mask assembly for use in the delivery of non-invasive positive airway pressure to a user. The assembly includes a rigid shell having a channel portion defined by an inner wall, an outer wall and a channel floor, a face-contacting cushion acting to space the shell away from the user's f ...


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Robert Henry Frater, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Philip Rodney Kwok, Patrick John McAuliffe, Aaron Samuel Davidson, Robin Garth Hitchcock, Michael Kassipillai Gunaratnam: Cushion for a respiratory mask assembly. RedMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 5, 2011: US07971590 (49 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mask assembly for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a frame and a cushion. The cushion has a non-face contacting portion structured to be connected to the frame, a face-contacting portion structured to engage the patient's face, and a central portion that interconnects th ...


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Perry David Lithgow, Robert Henry Frater, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Memduh Guney, Timothy Tsun Fai Fu, Philip Rodney Kwok: Cushion for a respiratory mask assembly. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, June 14, 2011: US07958893 (41 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mask includes a frame including a breathable gas port, wherein the frame defines an inner chamber to receive at least one of a wearer's nasal region and mouth. The mask includes a cushion including a flange connected to the frame, an inner rim defining an opening to the inner chamber o ...


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Amal Shirley Amarasinghe, Robert Henry Frater: Mask brace and mask assembly. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, October 25, 2011: US08042541 (32 worldwide citation)

A patient mask assembly for positive pressure ventilation includes a brace (12) which clips to the mask and provides attachment locations (17) for headgear straps (14) in alternative positions to those attachment locations (17) which may be provided by the mask. The brace may also provide a mask sta ...


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Robert Henry Frater, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Philip Rodney Kwok, Patrick John McAuliffe, Aaron Samuel Davidson, Robin Garth Hitchcock, Michael Kassipillai Gunaratnam: Respiratory mask assembly. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 15, 2013: US08353294 (17 worldwide citation)

A cushion for a respiratory mask assembly includes a breathing chamber forming portion and a face contacting portion formed in one piece of an elastomeric material, and a gusset portion including one or more folds. The breathing chamber forming portion includes a mask interior breathing chamber and ...


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Eva Ng, Robert Henry Frater, Lee James Veliss, Barton John Kenyon, Daniel Robert Judson, Robert Edward Henry, Alison Oldenburg, Renee Frances Doherty, Michael John Reid: Mask vent. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, March 19, 2013: US08397727 (12 worldwide citation)

A vent arrangement is provided to a mask or associated conduit to discharge exhaled gas from the mask to atmosphere. The vent arrangement is structured to diffuse the exhaust vent flow to produce less air jetting, thereby increasing the comfort of the patient and their bed partner. For example, the ...


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Andrew Selim, Patrick John McAuliffe, Milind Chandrakant Raje, Robert Henry Frater: Method and apparatus for measurement of pressure at a device/body interface. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 21, 2007: US07260440 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for measuring contact pressures between two surfaces, and especially, between the body and a device resting on the body, e.g., the skin and a breathable gas mask. A deformable, resilient probe having a flow passage therein is initially placed between the two surfaces such that th ...


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Robert Henry Frater, Joanne Elizabeth Drew, Michael Kassipillai Gunaratnam: Mask with gusset. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 20, 2016: US09522246 (7 worldwide citation)

A mask system for delivering air to a user includes a suspension mechanism to allow relative movement between a face-contacting cushion and a mask shell. The suspension mechanism also provides a predetermined force to the cushion that is a function of mask pressure, displacement of the cushion or bo ...


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Paul Benjamin Davis, Lachlan Stewart James, Benjamin Adam McSweeney, Linda Elizabeth Laidlaw, Robert Henry Frater, Peter John Hanley: Tinnitus rehabilitation device and method. Neuromonics, Jones Day, December 14, 2010: US07850596 (7 worldwide citation)

A tinnitus method and device for providing relief to a person suffering from the disturbing effects of tinnitus is described. The method can be implemented entirely in software to spectrally modify an audio signal in accordance with a predetermined masking algorithm which modifies the intensity of t ...