Intellectual Property

Design Patents

For more than 30-years CEO and Founder of Myofunctional Research Co. (MRC), Dr Chris Farrell has been developing world leading intra oral appliances to treat airway dysfunction, TMJ problems and malocclusion. The patented design characteristics incorporated into MRC’s appliances allow for optimal treatment outcomes. Details on these design patents are listed below. More details on any of the listed design patents can be found by visiting your local or global design databases, such as WIPO.

 

Title: Oral Appliance
Design/Patent: Dual Molding
Regions: Australia, Canada, United States.
Grant number/s: 766536,2428601, 6935857

 

Title: Oral Appliance for use as a sports guard
Design/Patent: Shock Transfer
Regions: United States.
Grant number/s: 6637436

 

Title: Oral Appliance
Design/Patent: Air Spring
Regions: Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.
Grant number/s: 2004246724, 2528386,1638653, 1638653, 60 2004, 033285.2, 1638653, 10-1229747, 1,638,653, 544574, 2340378, 89018,1638653, 7404403

 

Title: Oral Appliance – Myobrace
Design/Patent: Myobrace
Regions: Australia, New Zealand, Canada, China, China, Germany, Eurasia, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine, United States, South Africa
Grant number/s: 2005330526, 2010200550, 2012241192, 2013204650, 554972, 2,583,560, 2,778,133, ZL200580035307.4, 201310006947.9, 1802248, 010998, 1,802,248, Europe 1802248, 1,802,248, 1802248, 276092, 1802248, 5069117, 5705794, 10-1172276, 1,802,248, 1,802,248, 97621, 8,105,079, 8,459,987, 7404403, 8,920,163, 2007/03738

 

Title: An Orthodontic Appliance
Design/Patent: i-3 Interceptor
Regions: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Eurasia, Europe, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, France, Finland, Spain, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, United States, Vietnam, Ukraine
Grant number/s: 2008291628, 2012247090, 2,709,499, ZL 200880103923.2, 017382, 2182880, EP2182880, EP (PL) 2182880, EP2182880, EP2182880, EP (FR) 2182880, EP (FI) 2182880, EP (ES) 2182880, 60 2008 052 479.5, HK1144900, 5409633, 10-1517534, 321053, 1-2010-500406, 14252, 98975

 

Title: An Orthodontic Appliance
Design/Patent: Tongue Tag with Opening
Regions: Germany, France, China, Russia, Australia, Europe Community Design, China, India, Japan, Mexico, United States
Grant number/s: 102013108291.2, 2994826, ZL 201320525896.6, 2636196, 2013205854, 2015100651, 349029, 349030, 2192906, 88021,ZL 201330048980.9, 250958, 251940, 251941, 1477793, 40892, D717,447, D717,448, D717,449, D717,450, D717,451

 

Title: Packaging for an Oral Appliance
Design/Patent: Packaging for an Oral Appliance and Appliance Container
Regions: Russia, China, Australia, Germany, Japan, Korea
Grant number/s: 201721221849.7, 2017101292, 202017105706, 3213848

 

Title: An Oral Training Appliance
Design/Patent: Frame for oral appliance
Regions: Australia, United States, China, India, Mexico, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Korea
Grant number/s: D595,413, ZL 200830006162.1, 214977, 27534, 800573.2, 319889, 1338053, 30-0518230, 30-0524352

 

Title: An Oral Training Appliance
Design/Patent: External shape of i-3 and i-2 appliance
Regions: Korea, Hong Kong, Europe Community Design, China, Japan, United States, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Russia, Malaysia, Philippines, Mexico, India, Ukraine
Grant number/s: 30-0524351, 0800572.0M001-003, 000883541-0001-0002, 001652900-0001/0005, ZL 200830006163.6, 1390105, D642,277, D654,173, D654,595, D127526, 214976, D609347, D609348, 13070, 73507, 08-00278-0101, 3-2008-000174, 27676, 214978, 174297

 

Title: Orthodontic Appliance
Design/Patent: P-3 appliance
Regions: Korea, Hong Kong, Europe Community Design, China, Japan, United States, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Russia, Malaysia, Philippines, Mexico, India, Ukraine
Grant number/s: 30-0524351, 0800572.0M001-003, 000883541-0001-0002, 001652900-0001/0005, ZL 200830006163.6, 1390105, D642,277, D654,173, D654,595, D127526, 214976, D609347, D609348, 13070, 73507, 08-00278-0101, 3-2008-000174, 27676, 214978, 174297

 

Title: Braces Mouthguard
Design/Patent: Original Braces Mouthguard (Upper Arch Mouthguard)
Regions: Europe Community Design
Grant number/s: 000023429-0001/0002

 

Title: Mouthguard
Design/Patent: Mouthguard
Regions: Europe Community Design, United States
Grant number/s: 001157168-001-002-003, D626,292, D652,576, D652,575

 

Title: Orthodontic Appliance
Design/Patent: K2B (External shape, Internal Frame, overall appearance, frame only, external surface)
Regions: Australia, Canada, China, European Community Design, Hong Kong, Japan, Russian, USA
Grant number/s: 201710942, 201716119, 201716120, 201716122, 176406, 176407, 201730058673.7, 201730056881.1, 201730058683.0, 004144368-0001, 004144368-0002, 004144368-0003, 004144368-0004, 004144368-0005, 004144368-0006, 1700559.4M001, 1700559.4M002, 1700559.4M003, 1700559.4M005, 1700559.4M006, 2017-007039, 2017-007040, 2017-007041, 2017501465, 2017501469, 2017501472, 29/614,187 , 201813151, 201813152, 201813153

 

Title: Oral Appliance
Design/Patent: Myotalea – TLJ (Lip part, tongue part, lip and tongue part, whole appliance)
Regions: European Union, Korea, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Australia
Grant number/s: 29/648,365, 181443, 181444, 181445, 181446, 201830233807.9, 005275674-0002, 005275674-0003, 005275674-0004, 30-2018-0023431, 30-2018-0023432, s 2018 01509, 2018502142, 2018502143, 2018502140, 2018502140, 2018-010974, 2018-010975, 2018-010976, 201813965, 201813964, 201813963, 201813962, 112855