Patents by Inventor Carol M. Elkins

Carol M. Elkins 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: 4535489
    Abstract: The subject of the patent application is a bathtub (10) having a bathing compartment or tub (11) including front, rear and side walls (12, 18, 14 and 16 respectively) and a transparent bottom wall (20). The transparent bottom wall (20) is positioned such that it can be illuminated from below. Beneath the transparent bottom wall (20) is located a light source (26) and optionally other decorative elements (30). The decorative elements (30) can be supported on a translucent tray (32) which is positioned beneath the transparent bottom wall (20) but above the light source (26). The area (42) beneath the transparent bottom wall (20) of the tub (11) can be enclosed, and provided with a door (52) for access to the decorative elements (30) and light source (26). The tray (32) can be slidable on a track (34) for easy removal from beneath the transparent bottom wall (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1983
    Date of Patent: August 20, 1985
    Inventor: Carol M. Elkins
  • Patent number: D311945
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 6, 1990
    Inventor: Carol M. Elkins