Patents by Inventor James G. Thibault

James G. Thibault 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: 4292758
    Abstract: A manually operable buoyant tub toy simulating a jet powered boat or boat dashboard includes a manually operable air bubble and wake generator, a manually operable bow spray generator and a sound generator responsive to rotation of a steering wheel. A floodable compartment located under a hatch in the deck of the toy boat has a transparent top wall and contains miniature simulations of various aquatic life forms. A manual handle located toward the rear of the toy boat is suitable for carrying the toy boat or propelling it through the water. Functional or simulated nautical instruments and implements such as a compass, a speedometer, and horn are provided on the toy boat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 1980
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1981
    Assignee: Marvin Glass & Associates
    Inventors: Wayne A. Kuna, James G. Thibault, Palmer J. Schoenfield
  • Patent number: 4280300
    Abstract: A toy vehicle includes a body mounted on a plurality of ground engaging wheels to allow travel across a suitable surface. A speed indicating device is defined on the body and connected to the wheels as is a distance traveled indicating device. A sound producing assembly is mounted within the body in contact with the distance indicating device to produce sounds corresponding to the travel of the vehicle across the surface. The toy vehicle also includes a manually actuated device for indicating the direction in which the vehicle is to be turned similar to a turn signal on an automobile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 1980
    Date of Patent: July 28, 1981
    Assignee: Marvin Glass & Associates
    Inventors: Ralph J. Kulesza, Harry Disko, James G. Thibault