Patents by Inventor Joy Mangano

Joy Mangano 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: 20040267173
    Abstract: A battery operated flexible massage device includes a ball-and-socket modular plastic spine and an electric vibrator unit, covered by a flexible foam tube. The tube containing the spine and the vibrator unit is covered with a padded fabric cylindrical shell. The ends of the shell are provided with zippers which allow access to battery compartments. According to the presently preferred embodiment, the vibrator unit is centrally located adjacent to the flexible plastic spine. Two battery compartments are provided, one at each end of the tube, each for containing two AA batteries. A control switch is mounted adjacent to one of the battery compartments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2003
    Publication date: December 30, 2004
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Publication number: 20040070856
    Abstract: A circular mirror has a frame with peripheral groove and a peripherally mounted gooseneck which is dimensioned to be wrapped around the periphery of the frame and received in the groove. According to the invention, the gooseneck is long enough so that it can be used to support the mirror in a variety of ways. For example, the gooseneck can be extended its full length with its end bent into a hook and then hung from a door. The gooseneck can also be bent into a semi-circle or similar configuration to be used as a table top stand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2003
    Publication date: April 15, 2004
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Publication number: 20040031702
    Abstract: A jewelry case includes three separable components: a center component and two side components. Each component has a hinged lid and means for securing the lid in the closed position. The side components are removably attached to the center component by fastening means. The presently preferred fastening means includes a plurality of magnets disposed in the sidewalls of the components. Alternative fastening means include snaps or VELCRO. According to the presently preferred embodiment, the side components are each provided with a removable zippered pouch and a plurality of necklace/bracelet holders. The center component preferably includes a removable tray and a plurality of pouches and cards for holding earrings, and other articles of jewelry. A plurality of ring rolls are also provided for use in either the center or side components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2002
    Publication date: February 19, 2004
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: 6682198
    Abstract: A circular mirror has a frame with peripheral groove and a peripherally mounted gooseneck which is dimensioned to be wrapped around the periphery of the frame and received in the groove. According to the invention, the gooseneck is long enough so that it can be used to support the mirror in a variety of ways. For example, the gooseneck can be extended its full length with its end bent into a hook and then hung from a door. The gooseneck can also be bent into a semi-circle or similar configuration to be used as a table top stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2004
    Assignee: Ingenious Designs LLC
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Publication number: 20030142424
    Abstract: A circular mirror has a frame with peripheral groove and a peripherally mounted gooseneck which is dimensioned to be wrapped around the periphery of the frame and received in the groove. According to the invention, the gooseneck is long enough so that it can be used to support the mirror in a variety of ways. For example, the gooseneck can be extended its full length with its end bent into a hook and then hung from a door. The gooseneck can also be bent into a semi-circle or similar configuration to be used as a table top stand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2002
    Publication date: July 31, 2003
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: 5971263
    Abstract: A foldable box includes six substantially rectangular plastic sides which are connected to each other by live hinges so that the sides may be folded flat or opened to a substantially hexagonal configuration. A substantially hexagonal plastic bottom is connected to the bottom edge of one of the sides by a live hinge and a substantially hexagonal plastic top is connected to the top edge of one of the sides by a live hinge. An inner flange extends substantially orthogonally from the bottom edges of at least two of the sides other than the one to which the plastic bottom is attached for supporting the plastic bottom when the box is assembled by folding. An outer extending flange is provided on at least two edges of the plastic top to support it when the box is folded closed. A removable substantially hexagonal plastic shelf is preferably provided and inner surfaces of at least two sides are provided with interior flanges to support the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 26, 1999
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: 5941410
    Abstract: A mop stabilizing structure for use in a mop bucket includes a shelf having notched portion which serves to grasp a mop handle to maintain the mop in a vertical position in the mop bucket. Preferably, the notch portion is made from a thin web-like material which forms a narrow lip along the inner periphery thereof which acts to firmly secure the mop in an upright position. The mop bucket preferably includes button-like locking mechanisms which maintain the handle in a rigid, stationary and vertical position relative to the mop bucket which, during handling and transport of the mop bucket, prevents the mop bucket from tipping. The base of the bucket also preferably includes an anti-skid surface composed of rows of raised protrusions, one row of which is aligned with the free end of the shelf to maintain the mop in an upright position during handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 24, 1999
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: 5813567
    Abstract: A mop stabilizing structure for use in a mop bucket includes a notched shelf which is vertically positioned inside a mop bucket above the base and below the lip of the bucket. Preferably, the shelf is manufactured as an integral part of the mop bucket and has a tapered notch for accommodating a variety of mop types and sizes. In addition, according to the invention, the lower interior of the bucket is preferably provided with an anti-skidding surface which is also preferably integrally formed with the bucket. The invention may be applied in buckets having different sizes and shapes, is inexpensive to manufacture, and is simple to use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 29, 1998
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: 5722260
    Abstract: Jewelry having a jewelry clasp comprising a pair of clam-shell-like clasp halves pivotally joined together and movable between an open and a closed position. A pair of hooks are mounted on the inner side of one of the clasp half for interchangeably and releasably attaching to the ends of a string of pearls or chain necklaces. A pair of magnets are attached to the inner side of the clasp halves to maintain the clasp halves in a normally closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 1996
    Date of Patent: March 3, 1998
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: D502292
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2005
    Assignee: Ingenious Designs LLC
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: D481183
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2003
    Assignee: Ingenious Designs LLC
    Inventor: Joy Mangano
  • Patent number: D491373
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2004
    Assignee: Ingenious Designs LLC
    Inventor: Joy Mangano