Patents by Inventor Gregory James Olsen

Gregory James Olsen 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).

  • Publication number: 20240165360
    Abstract: Patient interface components and/or associated head gear and adjustment systems improve sealing and/or patient comfort and/or ease of use. The interface comprising an inflating or ballooning seal. The headgear assembly can be connected to the interface with an elastic component and an inelastic component. The elastic component enabling a course fitting of the interface to the patient and the inelastic component enabling a final fitting of the interface to the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Matthew James Adams, Nicholas Alexander Hobson, Timothy James Beresford Sharp, Roheet Patel, Gregory James Olsen, Matthew Roger Stephenson, Troy Barsten
  • Publication number: 20240115827
    Abstract: A mask assembly for use as part of an apparatus for supplying a flow of respiratory gases to a user is disclosed. The mask assembly includes a mask body having an inlet through which said flow of respiratory gases are provided to the interior of said mask body. A mask seal assembly comprising a seal of flexible material and a clip of rigid material is attached to the body. The seal has a first side and a second side. The first side of the seal is shaped to approximately match the contours of a user's face and in use substantially seal against a user's face. The second side is attached to the clip. The clip provides an interface extending substantially the full perimeter or periphery of the mask seal assembly for releasably attaching the mask seal assembly to the mask body. The clip comprises a bridging portion spanning outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body to space at least a portion of the second side of the seal outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Roheet Patel
  • Publication number: 20240108839
    Abstract: An interface for positive pressure respiratory therapy includes a mask assembly having a mask seal and a mask shell. The mask assembly is positioned lower than and exposes a bridge of the user's nose. The mask seal includes first and second portions on respective first and second sides of a nasal region that contact opposing sides of the user's nose. The first and second portions each include supports that help maintain a shape of the mask seal. A pair of covers can be supported relative to the mask assembly and adjacent a respective one of the first and second portions of the mask seal. The covers limit expansion of the first and second portions of the mask seal in response to pressurized air within the mask seal. The supports of the first and second portions can transfer load from the mask seal to the covers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Fadi Karim Moh'd Mashal, Kirstin Elizabeth Middelkoop, Roheet Patel, Peter David Alexander Bearne, Mark Andrew Thompson, Amit Galgali, Michael John Henri Cox, Gregory James Olsen, Mark Arvind McLaren, Max Leon Betteridge, Bruno Sintive
  • Patent number: 11883591
    Abstract: An interface for positive pressure therapy includes a mask assembly, a headgear assembly and a connection port assembly. The mask assembly comprises a seal member that has an upper portion movably connected to an integrated lower portion, wherein the upper portion rolls during hinging movement of the upper portion relative to the lower portion. The headgear assembly allows connection to the mask assembly in a direction substantially normal to a direction of strap tension. The connection port assembly includes a swivel elbow with a valve member that controls flow through a port that opens toward the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Gregory James Olsen, Peter David Alexander Bearne, Leon Edward Evans, Matthew Roger Stephenson, Craig Robert Prentice, Bernard Tsz Lun Ip, Tony William Spear, Mark Arvind McLaren, Roheet Patel, Brad Michael Howarth, Jonathan David Harwood
  • Patent number: 11865263
    Abstract: Patient interface components and/or associated head gear and adjustment systems improve sealing and/or patient comfort and/or ease of use. The interface comprising an inflating or ballooning seal. The headgear assembly can be connected to the interface with an elastic component and an inelastic component. The elastic component enabling a course fitting of the interface to the patient and the inelastic component enabling a final fitting of the interface to the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Matthew James Adams, Nicholas Alexander Hobson, Timothy James Beresford Sharp, Roheet Patel, Gregory James Olsen, Matthew Roger Stephenson, Troy Barsten
  • Publication number: 20230414890
    Abstract: A patient interface, including a mask assembly and a headgear assembly, provides improved facial sealing and improved ease of use. The mask assembly includes an inflating or ballooning seal. The seal can be secured between two portions of a snap-fit exoskeleton. The headgear assembly connects to the mask assembly with flexible straps during course fitting and with more rigid straps following course fitting. The straps include holes that fit over a tapering post on the mask assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Inventors: Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Matthew James Adams, Nicholas Alexander Hobson, Timothy James Beresford Sharp, Troy Barsten, Gregory James Olsen, Matthew Roger Stephenson, Roheet Patel
  • Patent number: 11766535
    Abstract: A mask assembly for use as part of an apparatus for supplying a flow of respiratory gases to a user is disclosed. The mask assembly includes a mask body having an inlet through which said flow of respiratory gases are provided to the interior of said mask body. A mask seal assembly comprising a seal of flexible material and a clip of rigid material is attached to the body. The seal has a first side and a second side. The first side of the seal is shaped to approximately match the contours of a user's face and in use substantially seal against a user's face. The second side is attached to the clip. The clip provides an interface extending substantially the full perimeter or periphery of the mask seal assembly for releasably attaching the mask seal assembly to the mask body. The clip comprises a bridging portion spanning outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body to space at least a portion of the second side of the seal outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Roheet Patel
  • Patent number: 11766534
    Abstract: Interfaces for positive pressure therapy having a mask assembly, a headgear assembly and a connection port assembly are disclosed herein. The connection port assembly has a ball joint connection with the mask assembly and includes a quick release button for easily disconnecting the gases source conduit from the mask assembly. The mask assembly may include a bias flow vent that is formed separately and attached to the mask assembly. The headgear assembly encircles the rear region of the user’s head and may include at least some portions that are substantially non-stretchable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Jonathan David Harwood, Christopher Earl Nightingale, Gregory James Olsen, Craig Robert Prentice, Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Andrew Paul Maxwell Salmon, Olivia Marie Allan
  • Patent number: 11701486
    Abstract: An interface for positive pressure respiratory therapy includes a mask assembly having a mask seal and a mask shell. The mask assembly is positioned lower than and exposes a bridge of the user's nose. The mask seal includes first and second portions on respective first and second sides of a nasal region that contact opposing sides of the user's nose. The first and second portions each include supports that help maintain a shape of the mask seal. A pair of covers can be supported relative to the mask assembly and adjacent a respective one of the first and second portions of the mask seal. The covers limit expansion of the first and second portions of the mask seal in response to pressurized air within the mask seal. The supports of the first and second portions can transfer load from the mask seal to the covers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Fadi Karim Moh'd Mashal, Kirstin Elizabeth Middelkoop, Roheet Patel, Peter David Alexander Bearne, Mark Andrew Thompson, Amit Galgali, Michael John Henri Cox, Gregory James Olsen, Mark Arvind McLaren, Max Leon Betteridge, Bruno Sintive
  • Publication number: 20230173211
    Abstract: An interface for positive pressure therapy includes a mask assembly and a headgear assembly. The mask assembly comprises a mask seal that is adapted to underlie the nose. The mask seal extends up the lateral sides of the nose. The mask seal has a primary seal below the nose and a secondary seal alongside the nose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventors: Peter David Alexander Bearne, Roheet Patel, Kirstin Elizabeth Middelkoop, Michael John Henri Cox, Fadi Mashal, Gregory James Olsen, Isaac Tristram Tane Mason, Matthew Roger Stephenson
  • Patent number: 11660413
    Abstract: A breathing assistance apparatus is disclosed, for use with delivery of respiratory gases to a patient. The breathing assistance apparatus includes a patient interface, having a body section adapted to cover the nose, or nose and mouth of a patient and a sealing interface. The sealing interface includes at least an outer sealing member. The outer sealing member is adapted to attach to the body section in a sealing manner and has a substantially thin section in at least its nasal bridge region. The thin section is substantially thinner than the rest of the outer sealing member. The patient interface comprises a mask body and a seal assembly. The seal assembly includes a flexible seal, and a rigid seal clip, the seal assembly being removably attached to the mask body via the rigid seal clip. The mask body and rigid seal clip are profiled to match the contours of a user's face so that the seal has a substantially constant wall depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Kamman Law
  • Publication number: 20230115128
    Abstract: Interfaces for positive pressure therapy having a mask assembly, a headgear assembly and a connection port assembly are disclosed herein. The connection port assembly has a ball joint connection with the mask assembly and includes a quick release button for easily disconnecting the gases source conduit from the mask assembly. The mask assembly may include a bias flow vent that is formed separately and attached to the mask assembly. The headgear assembly encircles the rear region of the user’s head and may include at least some portions that are substantially non-stretchable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Inventors: Jonathan David HARWOOD, Christopher Earl NIGHTINGALE, Gregory James OLSEN, Craig Robert PRENTICE, Daniel John SMITH, Brett John HUDDART, Andrew Paul Maxwell SALMON, Olivia Marie ALLAN
  • Publication number: 20230084024
    Abstract: A breathing assistance apparatus is disclosed, for use with delivery of respiratory gases to a patient. The breathing assistance apparatus includes a patient interface, having a body section adapted to cover the nose, or nose and mouth of a patient and a sealing interface. The sealing interface includes at least an outer sealing member. The outer sealing member is adapted to attach to the body section in a sealing manner and has a substantially thin section in at least its nasal bridge region. The thin section is substantially thinner than the rest of the outer sealing member. The patient interface comprises a mask body and a seal assembly. The seal assembly includes a flexible seal, and a rigid seal clip, the seal assembly being removably attached to the mask body via the rigid seal clip. The mask body and rigid seal clip are profiled to match the contours of a user's face so that the seal has a substantially constant wall depth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Kamman Law
  • Publication number: 20230084771
    Abstract: Interfaces for positive pressure therapy having a mask assembly, a headgear assembly and a connection port assembly are disclosed herein. The connection port assembly has a ball joint connection with the mask assembly and includes a quick release button for easily disconnecting the gases source conduit from the mask assembly. The mask assembly may include a bias flow vent that is formed separately and attached to the mask assembly. The headgear assembly encircles the rear region of the user's head and may include at least some portions that are substantially non-stretchable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Jonathan David HARWOOD, Christopher Earl NIGHTINGALE, Gregory James OLSEN, Craig Robert PRENTICE, Daniel John SMITH, Brett John HUDDART, Andrew Paul Maxwell SALMON, Olivia Marie ALLAN
  • Patent number: 11559650
    Abstract: A mask assembly for use as part of an apparatus for supplying a flow of respiratory gases to a user is disclosed. The mask assembly includes a mask body having an inlet through which said flow of respiratory gases are provided to the interior of said mask body. A mask seal assembly comprising a seal of flexible material and a clip of rigid material is attached to the body. The seal has a first side and a second side. The first side of the seal is shaped to approximately match the contours of a user's face and in use substantially seal against a user's face. The second side is attached to the clip. The clip provides an interface extending substantially the full perimeter or periphery of the mask seal assembly for releasably attaching the mask seal assembly to the mask body. The clip comprises a bridging portion spanning outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body to space at least a portion of the second side of the seal outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Roheet Patel
  • Patent number: 11559647
    Abstract: An interface for positive pressure therapy includes a mask assembly and a headgear assembly. The mask assembly comprises a mask seal that is adapted to underlie the nose. The mask seal extends up the lateral sides of the nose. The mask seal has a primary seal below the nose and a secondary seal alongside the nose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Peter David Alexander Bearne, Roheet Patel, Kirstin Elizabeth Middelkoop, Michael John Henri Cox, Fadi Mashal, Gregory James Olsen, Isaac Tristram Tane Mason, Matthew Roger Stephenson
  • Patent number: 11554234
    Abstract: A breathing assistance apparatus is disclosed, for use with delivery of respiratory gases to a patient. The breathing assistance apparatus includes a patient interface, having a body section adapted to cover the nose, or nose and mouth of a patient and a sealing interface. The sealing interface includes at least an outer sealing member. The outer sealing member is adapted to attach to the body section in a sealing manner and has a substantially thin section in at least its nasal bridge region. The thin section is substantially thinner than the rest of the outer sealing member. The patient interface comprises a mask body and a seal assembly. The seal assembly includes a flexible seal, and a rigid seal clip, the seal assembly being removably attached to the mask body via the rigid seal clip. The mask body and rigid seal clip are profiled to match the contours of a user's face so that the seal has a substantially constant wall depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Kamman Law
  • Patent number: 11547825
    Abstract: A patient interface, including a mask assembly and a headgear assembly, provides improved facial sealing and improved ease of use. The mask assembly includes an inflating or ballooning seal. The seal can be secured between two portions of a snap-fit exoskeleton. The headgear assembly connects to the mask assembly with flexible straps during course fitting and with more rigid straps following course fitting. The straps include holes that fit over a tapering post on the mask assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Matthew James Adams, Nicholas Alexander Hobson, Timothy James Beresford Sharp, Troy Barsten, Gregory James Olsen, Matthew Roger Stephenson, Roheet Patel
  • Patent number: 11541197
    Abstract: A breathing assistance apparatus is disclosed, for use with delivery of respiratory gases to a patient. The breathing assistance apparatus includes a patient interface, having a body section adapted to cover the nose, or nose and mouth of a patient and a sealing interface. The sealing interface includes at least an outer sealing member. The outer sealing member is adapted to attach to the body section in a sealing manner and has a substantially thin section in at least its nasal bridge region. The thin section is substantially thinner than the rest of the outer sealing member. The patient interface comprises a mask body and a seal assembly. The seal assembly includes a flexible seal, and a rigid seal clip, the seal assembly being removably attached to the mask body via the rigid seal clip. The mask body and rigid seal clip are profiled to match the contours of a user's face so that the seal has a substantially constant wall depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Kamman Law
  • Publication number: 20220395661
    Abstract: A mask assembly for use as part of an apparatus for supplying a flow of respiratory gases to a user is disclosed. The mask assembly includes a mask body having an inlet through which said flow of respiratory gases are provided to the interior of said mask body. A mask seal assembly comprising a seal of flexible material and a clip of rigid material is attached to the body. The seal has a first side and a second side. The first side of the seal is shaped to approximately match the contours of a user's face and in use substantially seal against a user's face. The second side is attached to the clip. The clip provides an interface extending substantially the full perimeter or periphery of the mask seal assembly for releasably attaching the mask seal assembly to the mask body. The clip comprises a bridging portion spanning outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body to space at least a portion of the second side of the seal outwards from the perimeter or periphery of the mask body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Alastair Edwin McAuley, Gregory James Olsen, Roheet Patel