Patents by Inventor Max Leon BETTERIDGE

Max Leon BETTERIDGE 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: 20180036505
    Abstract: A respiratory mask system includes a headgear that, in use, secures the respiratory mask system to a patient's head. The headgear includes a pair of forehead straps that are coupled together by a forehead coupler to form a closed loop. The forehead coupler is removably connected to a frame of the respiratory mask such that the forehead straps remain in a closed loop. The pair of forehead straps can also be coupled together by positioning a male strap portion within an aperture of a female strap portion. The male strap portion has a free end that is configured to be received into the aperture. The male strap portion includes a plurality of notches that engage the aperture of the female strap portion and provide incremental adjustment. The free ends of the male and female strap portions have fasteners configured to engage the surface of the other strap portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Melissa Catherine Bornholdt, Max Leon Betteridge, Gregory James Olsen, Mark Arvind McLaren, Bernard Tsz Lun Ip, Simon Mittermeier
  • Publication number: 20180008794
    Abstract: A respiratory mask for providing positive pressure therapy having ball jointed elbow, one or more detachable forehead pieces and headgear comprising a spacer fabric region is disclosed herein. The elbow is configured to be removable when oriented to a predetermined position. The forehead pieces are provided in one or more sizes. The spacer fabric region comprises two or more layers wherein the raw edges are turned to the inside of the layers. The seal comprises features that improves seal performance and accommodates a wider variety of facial geometries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Andrew Paul Maxwell Salmon, Tony William Spear, Max Leon Betteridge
  • Publication number: 20170246411
    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 17, 2015
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Fadi Karim Moh'd Mashal, Kirstin Elizabeth Middlekoop, Roheet Patel, Peter David Alexander Beame, Mark Andrew Thompson, Amit Galgali, Michael John Henri Cox, Gregory James Olsen, Mark Arvind McLaren, Max Leon Betteridge, Bruno Sintive
  • Publication number: 20170087329
    Abstract: A patient interface includes a mask body, an elbow, a connector and a conduit. Any one or more of the mask body, the elbow, the connector and the conduit includes a bias flow vent. The bias flow vent is configured to deform with the application of pressure but not fully collapse such that an orifice size defined by the bias flow vent can vary with the application of pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Inventors: Brett John HUDDART, Andrew Paul Maxwell SALMON, Matthew James PEDERSEN, Hamish Joshua ROSE, Fadi Karim Moh'd MASHAL, Thomas Mark RICHARDSON, Simon MITTERMEIER, Max Leon BETTERIDGE
  • Patent number: D809132
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Fish & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Melissa Catherine Bornholdt, Max Leon Betteridge, Hamish Joshua Rose
  • Patent number: D809649
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Melissa Catherine Bornholdt, Max Leon Betteridge, Hamish Joshua Rose
  • Patent number: D814020
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Melissa Catherine Bornholdt, Max Leon Betteridge, Hamish Joshua Rose
  • Patent number: D821569
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Melissa Catherine Bornholdt, Max Leon Betteridge, Hamish Joshua Rose