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Publication numberUSD498529 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/174,195
Publication dateNov 16, 2004
Filing dateJan 14, 2003
Priority dateJul 26, 1996
Publication number174195, 29174195, US D498529 S1, US D498529S1, US-S1-D498529, USD498529 S1, USD498529S1
InventorsPhilip Rodney Kwok, Robert Edward Styles
Original AssigneeResmed Limited
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Portion of a cushion for use with a mask assembly in the application of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
US D498529 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a portion of a cushion for use with a mask assembly in the application of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a portion of a cushion for use with a mask assembly in the application o continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) showing our design;

FIG. 2 is a view identical to that shown in FIG. 1 in which the dashed lines have been removed for clarity;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof with the right side view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view thereof with a mask frame in dashed lines; and,

FIG. 9 is an enlarged fragmentary cross-sectional view thereof, taken along the line 9—9 of FIG. 1.

The dashed lines shown in FIGS. 1 and 3-9 disclose unclaimed subject matter, are for environmental purposes only, and thus form no part of the claimed design. The dotted lines shown in the figures represent the border between claimed subject matter and unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/110.1, D24/110.5