Patents Assigned to Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
  • Publication number: 20190246711
    Abstract: A transformable costume upper torso component including a body covering front portion and at least one sleeve portion extending therefrom, where the sleeve portion includes a first surface and a reverse or underlying second surface, where the first surface is displayed in a rolled-up position of the sleeve portion and displays a first look, where the second surface is displayed in a rolled-down position of the sleeve portion and displays a second look, and where the first look is different from the second look.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Rubin Beige, Thomas Schilling
  • Publication number: 20150150326
    Abstract: A mask comprising a face covering component and an attached resilient, plastic component, wherein the resilient plastic component is secured to the rear of the face covering component, and wherein the resilient plastic component is adapted to hold the mask on the face of a user without the need for any independent holding means. The face covering component comprises two eye openings for the eyes of a user wearing the mask, and can comprise an image of a costume character. The face covering component can preferably be made of paper or a resilient plastic material. The face covering component can be a full-face mask, an upper-face mask, or an eye-covering mask. The resilient plastic is adapted to roll upon itself into a cylinder and the ends of the plastic layer tend to hold the mask to the temples of the wearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: C. Latham Gains
  • Publication number: 20140284436
    Abstract: A balloon-supporting centerpiece having several tubes molded to a base with a central aperture. A tube can be secured into the tubes of the base and provides a channel for holding sticks having balloons attached thereto. The tubes can be secured beneath the base when not in use. The preferred base is a cylinder or heart shape. Tinsel strips cover the top of the base to hide the apertures and present a festive balloon centerpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: RUBIE'S COSTUME CO., INC.
    Inventor: Wilson Peevey Erwin
  • Publication number: 20110019863
    Abstract: A microphone-shaped speaker device preferably for use by children, teenagers, young adults and even adults for leisure and fun. The microphone shaped device can be electrically connected and appear to be a regular microphone for receipt of lyrics of a song or a voice for playing through and out of a speaker but, in fact, it necessarily is also an audio speaker, located at or adjacent to the mouth of the entertainer. The device is connected to a source of audio, digital or analog, signals of the voices of pre-recorded entertainers. In this manner, an extremely realistic effect/illusion is provided, the user seems to be singing (when suitably lip synched to the lyrics of the pre-recorded songs), with the voice, tone, harmony, melody, etc. of the professional singer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: John Gerard Kearns
  • Patent number: 5747144
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a costume having semi-rigid costume components, and the costume itself. The semi-rigid costume components are capable of being sewn to fabric to form an integrated costume. An embodiment is shown in which the costume includes a semi-rigid muscular torso suitable for a superhero chestpiece. The sewn rigid component is formed from fusing a layer of fabric to a layer of foam and the resulting laminate is vacuum molded into a three-dimensional shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 5, 1998
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Marc P. Beige, John G. Kearns
  • Patent number: D502307
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2005
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Mike Ontiveros
  • Patent number: RE37533
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a costume having semi-rigid costume components, and the costume itself. The semi-rigid costume components are capable of being sewn to fabric to form an integrated costume. An embodiment is shown in which the costume includes a semi-rigid muscular torso suitable for a superhero chestpiece. The sewn rigid component is formed from fusing a layer of fabric to a layer of foam and the resulting laminate is vacuum molded into a three-dimensional shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2002
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Marc P. Beige, John G. Kearns
  • Patent number: D615529
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: John Gerard Kearns
  • Patent number: D798372
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Marc P. Beige
  • Patent number: D837484
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Ontiveros, Sr.
  • Patent number: D858944
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Rubie's Costume Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Ontiveros, Sr.