PATENT CATEGORY CORP.
|PATENT CATEGORY CORP. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140195943||USER INTERFACE CONTROLS FOR PORTABLE DEVICES - A method of controlling an electronic device with a touch-sensitive display that has a graphical user interface (GUI) with a primary display and a translucent layer. The method includes displaying the primary display which contains the graphical objects for normal operation, while the primary display is being displayed, activating the translucent layer to display a control arrow arrangement, manipulating the control arrow arrangement to adjust a parameter associated with the GUI or the electronic device, and de-activating the translucent layer to cause the primary display to be displayed again.||07-10-2014|
|20130312725||Launcher - A launcher has a base having a pair of opposite supports that define a channel therebetween, a hub having a body that defines a hollow interior, an inlet tube extending through the body into the hollow interior, and an outlet tube extending through the body into the hollow interior. A first tube connects the bellows to the inlet tube, and a second tube connects the outlet tube to the object. The base and the hub are constructed so that the position of the hub inside the channel can be adjusted to allow the outlet tube to be oriented at different angles.||11-28-2013|
|20130309365||Fortune Cookie with Edible Fortune - A cookie has a cookie batter that has been folded into the shape of a fortune cookie, with a piece of edible paper housed inside the folded cookie, the edible paper having a fortune written thereon in a non-toxic edible ink.||11-21-2013|
|20130267315||Hand-Held Interactive Game - A game apparatus has a plurality of actuation devices in which at least two of the actuation devices require different mechanical actions for actuation. The apparatus further includes a speaker, a display screen, and a processor coupled to each of the actuation devices and to the display screen and the speaker. The processor outputs a first command signal to the speaker relating to a first actuation device, then outputs a second command signal to the speaker when the first actuation device is actuated, with the second command signal relating to a second actuation device. The processor outputs image signals to the display screen that are representative of the mechanical actions being taken.||10-10-2013|
|20130139979||Collapsible Sunshade - A collapsible sunshade according to the present invention has a panel comprising a foldable frame member having a folded and an unfolded orientation, the frame member defining a periphery for the panel with an interior space inside of the peiphery, a meshed material covering the interior space defined by the frame member to form the panel when the frame member is in the unfolded orientation, and a shade fabric having at least a portion thereof removably attached to the panel so that the shade fabric can assume a first position in which the shade fabric completely overlies, in a planar manner, the meshed material, and a second position where the portion of the shade fabric that is removably attached to the panel is disengaged from the panel to expose a portion of the meshed material.||06-06-2013|
|20130043149||Cap for Drinking Container - A container cap is adapted for use with a drinking container. The container cap has a container portion having an interior that holds a material for mixing with the liquid in the drinking container, a first connector fluidly communicating with the interior of the container portion and removably coupled to the open mouth of the drinking container, a second connector fluidly communicating with the interior of the container portion, a cap removably coupled to the second connector, and a commercial message provided on the container portion||02-21-2013|
|20130023183||Doll Having Replaceable Heads with Multiple Faces and Replaceable Wigs - A doll assembly has a torso having a neck, at least one arm, and at least one leg. The doll assembly also has at least one head having a plurality of faces on different sides of the head, each face having one nose, one mouth, a pair of eyes and a pair of ears, the head further having a first connector at a bottom portion thereof that removably connects the neck, and a second connector at a top portion thereof. The head can be divided into an upper head and a lower head that can be pivotably rotated with respect to the upper head. The doll assembly further includes at least one wig having a wig connector that removably connects the second connector to secure the wig to the top portion of the head.||01-24-2013|
|20120289123||Collapsible Structures Having Enhancements - Collapsible structures are provided with enhancements and other features that impart additional utility or amusement value to the basic underlying structure. The collapsible structure has at least one foldable frame member having a folded and an unfolded orientation, and with a fabric material covering portions of the frame member to form a panel when the frame member is in the unfolded orientation. An electrical component can attached to the fabric material, and an electrical coupling connected to the electrical component. Alternatively, a two-dimensional or three-dimensional object can be attached to the fabric material.||11-15-2012|
|20120222188||Collapsible Costumes - A costume assembly has one or more structures such as headgear structures, body structures or single composite structures. Each of these structures has at least one foldable frame member that has a folded and an unfolded orientation. Each frame member can include fabric material covering the frame member to define a panel. A fabric shell can be attached to the at least one frame member, with the fabric shell defining an interior for accommodating the body and head of the user.||09-06-2012|
|20120196502||Interactive Toy System - Systems and methods for interactive play are provided, including a method of interacting with an action figure. The method includes the steps of providing a base unit having a processor, providing an action figure having a memory which stores data relating to the action figure, communicating the data in the form of communication signals to the processor, and presenting an activity instruction based on the communication signals received, with the activity instruction enacting a real-life activity that the action figure can engage in.||08-02-2012|
|20120111912||Carrying Cases with Amusement Features - A carrying case has a storage section that has at least one storage compartment for receiving articles. An amusement feature is provided with the carrying case. The amusement feature can be an electronic device, or a non-electronic device. The amusement feature can be provided on an outer surface of the carrying case, on an inner panel disposed inside the storage section, on a pouch attached to the storage section, or at any internal or external location of the carrying case.||05-10-2012|
Patent applications by PATENT CATEGORY CORP.