Patents by Inventor Christopher John Baxter

Christopher John Baxter has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10806885
    Abstract: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is an active bladder that is pressurized to at least a sealing pressure to form a continuous seal with the patient's face in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: ResMed Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Robert Edward Henry, Philip Rodney Kwok, Karthikeyan Selvarajan, Philip John Gunning, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20180289910
    Abstract: A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing apparatus includes a male connector, including a recess, extending from a first component, and a female connector, including a lever pivotally connected thereto, extending from a second component. A switch indicates a connection state of the connector. The switch includes a ring provided in an end of the first or second component and the ring includes a projection extending through an aperture in the end of the first or second component. The projection is movable between a first position and a second position to indicate the state of the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Renee Frances FLOWER, Chun Yui LAU, Philip Rodney KWOK, Christopher John BAXTER, Angelene Marie OZOLINS, Paul Anthony GREEN
  • Patent number: 10016569
    Abstract: A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing apparatus includes a male connector, including a recess, extending from a first component, and a female connector, including a lever pivotally connected thereto, extending from a second component. A switch indicates a connection state of the connector. The switch includes a ring provided in an end of the first or second component and the ring includes a projection extending through an aperture in the end of the first or second component. The projection is movable between a first position and a second position to indicate the state of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Renee Frances Flower, Chun Yui Lau, Philip Rodney Kwok, Christopher John Baxter, Angelene Marie Ozolins, Paul Anthony Green
  • Publication number: 20170304660
    Abstract: A patient interface assembly is configured to deliver pressurized gas to the patient's airways. The patient interface assembly includes a patient interface structure that is configured to sealingly engage the patient's face. The patient interface includes a receptacle. The patient interface assembly further includes headgear configured to support the patient interface structure on the patient's head. The headgear includes a clip that is receivable by the receptacle. The receptacle and the clip together form a multiple stage connection arrangement in which each of the multiple stages corresponds to an interlocked position of the clip in the receptacle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Robert Edward HENRY, Philip Rodney KWOK, Philip John GUNNING, Karthikeyan SELVARAJAN, James MORRISON, Paul Anthony GREEN, Christopher Kingsley BLUNSDEN, Gregory Robert PEAKE, Christopher John BAXTER
  • Patent number: 9744385
    Abstract: Headgear for a patient interface includes at least one headgear strap and an indicator provided to the at least one headgear strap structured to indicate attainment of a desired adjustment setting of the headgear in response to headgear tension applied to the at least one headgear strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Robert Edward Henry, Philip Rodney Kwok, Philip John Gunning, Karthikeyan Selvarajan, James Morrison, Paul Anthony Green, Christopher Kingsley Blunsden, Gregory Robert Peake, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20170216546
    Abstract: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is an active bladder that is pressurized to at least a sealing pressure to form a continuous seal with the patient's face in use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Robert Edward HENRY, Philip Rodney KWOK, Karthikeyan SELVARAJAN, Philip John GUNNING, Christopher John BAXTER
  • Patent number: 9656036
    Abstract: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is an active bladder that is pressurized to at least a sealing pressure to form a continuous seal with the patient's face in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Robert Edward Henry, Philip Rodney Kwok, Karthikeyan Selvarajan, Philip John Gunning, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20150046244
    Abstract: A mobile computing device for facilitating discounting using augmented reality includes a processor structured to process digital data and to execute computer program code, a memory device coupled to the processor and storing the digital data including the computer program code, a video capture interface coupled to the processor and capturing video scene data, and a display device coupled to the processor and displaying the video scene data. The processor is controlled by the computer program code to receive, via the video capture interface, the video scene data, display, using the display device, the video scene data, determine an occurrence of a discount event, and display, using the display device, a discount related overlay in accordance with the occurrence of the discount event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventor: Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20140283827
    Abstract: A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing apparatus includes a male connector, including a recess, extending from a first component, and a female connector, including a lever pivotally connected thereto, extending from a second component. A switch indicates a connection state of the connector. The switch includes a ring provided in an end of the first or second component and the ring includes a projection extending through an aperture in the end of the first or second component. The projection is movable between a first position and a second position to indicate the state of the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Renee Frances FLOWER, Chun Yui LAU, Philip Rodney KWOK, Christopher John BAXTER, Angelene Marie OZOLINS, Paul Anthony GREEN
  • Patent number: 8770190
    Abstract: A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing apparatus includes a male connector, including a recess, extending from a first component, and a female connector, including a lever pivotally connected thereto, extending from a second component. A switch indicates a connection state of the connector. The switch includes a ring provided in an end of the first or second component and the ring includes a projection extending through an aperture in the end of the first or second component. The projection is movable between a first position and a second position to indicate the state of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Renee Frances Doherty, Chun Yui Lau, Philip Rodney Kwok, Christopher John Baxter, Angelene Marie Ozolins, Paul Anthony Green
  • Patent number: 8770196
    Abstract: A method for treating obstructive sleep apnea includes providing MAD therapy via an adjustable mandibular advancement device structured to advance the position of the patient's lower jaw, providing CPAP therapy via a mask system structured to deliver a supply of pressurized air to a patient, and selectively adjusting the mask system and/or the mandibular advancement device to alternate and/or balance between CPAP therapy and MAD therapy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Gregory Robert Peake, Gregory Scott Smart, Robert Edward Henry, Christopher John Baxter
  • Patent number: 8371293
    Abstract: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is an active bladder that is pressurized to at least a sealing pressure to form a continuous seal with the patient's face in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Robert Edward Henry, Philip Rodney Kwok, Karthikeyan Selvarajan, Philip John Gunning, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20100206313
    Abstract: A method for treating obstructive sleep apnea includes providing MAD therapy via an adjustable mandibular advancement device structured to advance the position of the patient's lower jaw, providing CPAP therapy via a mask system structured to deliver a supply of pressurized air to a patient, and selectively adjusting the mask system and/or the mandibular advancement device to alternate and/or balance between CPAP therapy and MAD therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2010
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Gregory Robert Peake, Gregory Scott Smart, Robert Edward Henry, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20100024811
    Abstract: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is an active bladder that is pressurized to at least a sealing pressure to form a continuous seal with the patient's face in use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2006
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Applicant: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Robert Edward Henry, Philip Rodney Kwok, Karthikeyan Selvarajan, Philip John Gunning, Christopher John Baxter
  • Publication number: 20090199857
    Abstract: A mask includes a patient interface and a reminder system provided to the patient interface. The reminder may manifest itself in mechanical, electronic, chemical, and/or electro-mechanical forms, and may be provided to various portions of the patient interface, e.g., mask frame, cushion, hoses, headgear, etc. Moreover, the reminder system may be a stand-alone system, or it may be provided to other portions of the CPAP/PPV apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2007
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: RESMED LIMITED
    Inventors: Gregory Robert Peake, Klaus Henry Schindhelm, Dieter Heidmann, Philip Rodney Kwok, Paul Anthony Green, Heike Thiele, Christopher John Baxter, Thomas Evan Miller, Robert Edward Henry
  • Publication number: 20080264413
    Abstract: A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing apparatus includes a male connector, including a recess, extending from a first component, and a female connector, including a lever pivotally connected thereto, extending from a second component. The connector may instead include a first component including a channel; and a second component including at least one retractable pin to engage the channel upon insertion of the first component into the second component. The connector may instead include a first component having at least one retractable projection; and a second component having an aperture. The first component is configured to be inserted into the second component so that the projection is retracted upon engagement of the first and second components, and projects into the aperture upon alignment of the projection and the aperture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Applicant: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Renee Frances Doherty, Chun Yui Lau, Philip Rodney Kwok, Christopher John Baxter, Angelene Marie Ozolins, Paul Anthony Green
  • Publication number: 20080173312
    Abstract: A method for treating obstructive sleep apnea includes providing MAD therapy via an adjustable mandibular advancement device structured to advance the position of the patient's lower jaw, providing CPAP therapy via a mask system structured to deliver a supply of pressurized air to a patient, and selectively adjusting the mask system and/or the mandibular advancement device to alternate and/or balance between CPAP therapy and MAD therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2008
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Applicant: ResMed Limited
    Inventors: Gregory Robert Peake, Gregory Scott Smart, Robert Edward Henry, Christopher John Baxter