Patents by Inventor Barbara A. Fredericks

Barbara A. Fredericks 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).

  • Patent number: 4636172
    Abstract: A teaching apparatus includes an elongated flexible support member that may be attached to a vertical wall by connectors secured to the upper edge thereof. Two rows of flexible pockets are secured to the support member in parallel relationship. Each pocket in the first row has a different upper case letter of the alphabet and each pocket in the second row has a lower case letter corresponding to the upper case letter on the adjacent pocket in the first row. A plurality of objects having the general configuration of a doll are provided with corresponding upper and lower case letters of the alphabet on opposite sides thereof and the dolls are dimensioned to be positioned and securely held within the pockets. The letters on the pockets and dolls may be made from a unique fabric and color combination so that each letter is distinguishable from the other letters by fabric texture and color as well as configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 1985
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1987
    Inventor: Barbara A. Fredericks