Patents by Inventor Joel B. Tabachnik

Joel B. Tabachnik 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).

  • Publication number: 20030093398
    Abstract: A multimedia assembly including a multimedia device and a signal generator and a method for updating and distributing the multimedia assembly. The multimedia device has a top surface and bottom surface with at least one of the top and bottom surfaces having printed information located thereon. The multimedia device also includes a memory for storing information generally corresponding to the printed information and a contact point. The signal generator is capable of being placed in communication with the contact point of the multimedia assembly so as to receive a signal from the memory. The signal generator produces a signal corresponding to the information stored in the memory. The memory may be updated by connecting the multimedia device to a docket cradle and downloading information from a computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2001
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventor: Joel B. Tabachnik
  • Patent number: 6330427
    Abstract: A novelty device assembly is provided. The novelty device includes an audio signal generator and a book. The audio signal generator is capable of being removably secured to the novelty device. The audio signal generator includes a memory to store data and a speaker to provide an audible signal. The book is separate from the audio signal generator and includes a plurality of pages having discrete printed information. Each page contains a contact capable of being detected by the audio signal generator. The pointer retrieves data from the memory corresponding to the selected page and converts it into an audible signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2001
    Inventor: Joel B. Tabachnik
  • Patent number: 4468146
    Abstract: The crayon holder includes a hollow body telescoped with respect to a collet member having jaws at one end. The collet member at a location remote from the jaws is threaded to a cylindrical portion of the body. A sleeve is telescoped over each of said body and collet member. Cooperating structure is provided on the body and sleeve to facilitate rotation of the sleeve without moving the sleeve in a longitudinal direction. The sleeve has a tapered portion for camming said jaws inwardly. A key on the sleeve cooperates with a groove on said collet member for rotating the collet member and moving it longitudinally relative to the sleeve as the sleeve is rotated about its longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1982
    Date of Patent: August 28, 1984
    Assignee: Talbot Toys Ltd.
    Inventor: Joel B. Tabachnik
  • Patent number: D276537
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1982
    Date of Patent: November 27, 1984
    Assignee: Talbot Toys Ltd.
    Inventor: Joel B. Tabachnik
  • Patent number: D291690
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 1985
    Date of Patent: September 1, 1987
    Assignee: Talbot Toys Ltd.
    Inventor: Joel B. Tabachnik