Patents by Inventor Mark S. Nesbit

Mark S. Nesbit 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: 5711099
    Abstract: A decorative visual display device for circulating a fluid and simulated snow particles around a diorama. A snow globe is provided with a fluid propeller to circulate the fluid and particles within an outer transparent shell to provide the visual effect of snow falling on the diorama. A motor is placed within the base of the snow globe and may be actuated or deactuated to start and stop the snowfall effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 1996
    Date of Patent: January 27, 1998
    Assignee: International Product Concepts, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Nesbit, Duane H. Swensen
  • Patent number: 5305998
    Abstract: A basketball basket rim having an illumination lights that combined with an illuminated basketball backboard would aid those involved with the sport when used in low light areas and areas without lighting systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1990
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1994
    Inventors: Charles E. Nesbit, Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 5131880
    Abstract: A crushable car body (20) having a pressurized deformable bladder (50) associated with the upper car body portion (30) such that when downward pressure was exerted on the roof (31) of the car body (20) the car body (20) would be deformed to simulate a crushed car; and, wherein the reintroduction of positive pressure into the deformable bladder will return the car body (20) to its original configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1992
    Inventors: Mark S. Nesbit, Charles E. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 5029239
    Abstract: An umbrella with a hollow interior shaft with a canopy attached at the top portion of said shaft. An audio signal source is attached to the shaft of the umbrella and speaker assemblies are attached to the inside of the canopy of the umbrella. The speaker assemblies are electronically coupled to the audio signal source by wires that are run through the hollow interior of the shaft and exit at the top portion of the shaft and run along the flexible support ribs of the umbrella canopy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 1989
    Date of Patent: July 2, 1991
    Inventor: Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 4984787
    Abstract: A basketball basket rim having an illumination light that combined with an illuminated basketball backboard would aid those involved with the sport when used in low light areas and areas without lighting systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1991
    Inventors: Charles E. Nesbit, Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 4971320
    Abstract: A tennis racket equipped with a portable radio. The tennis racket frame has an open throat area. The housing of the portable radio is shaped for insertion within the open throat area. Bracket mounts and adjustable straps attached to the portable radio are used to secure the portable radio to tennis racket frame. The attachment of the radio to the tennis racket readily provides listening pleasure to the tennis player while he/she plays tennis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 1989
    Date of Patent: November 20, 1990
    Inventors: Charles E. Nesbit, Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 4915670
    Abstract: An umbrella with a hollow interior shaft with a canopy attached at the top portion of said shaft. An audio signal source is attached to the shaft of the umbrella and speaker assemblies are attached to the inside of the canopy of the umbrella. The speaker assemblies are electronically coupled to the audio signal source by wires that are run through the hollow interior of the shaft and exit at the top portion of the shaft and run along the flexible support ribs of the umbrella canopy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 1988
    Date of Patent: April 10, 1990
    Inventor: Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 4904988
    Abstract: A toy that is equipped with a smoke detector that would be extremely portable and thus provide fire and smoke protection wherever you had the toy. The smoke detector is housed inside the toy with smoke sensing openings in several locations. The power supply is electronically coupled to the smoke detector by wires run on the inside of the toy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1989
    Date of Patent: February 27, 1990
    Inventors: Charles E. Nesbit, Mark S. Nesbit
  • Patent number: 4864646
    Abstract: A neckstrap with a flat body section and having connectors secured to each end for attachment to a portable object such as a camera or binoculars. A speaker assembly is attached to the top side of the neckstrap and connects to an audio signal source housed in the neckstrap. A pouch is contained in the neckstrap for housing earphones for private listening of the audio signal source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 5, 1989
    Inventors: Mark S. Nesbit, Candy K. Galvanek
  • Patent number: 4856087
    Abstract: An air inflatable member for use with water related activities. A waterproof container is attached to the inflatable member for housing an audio signal source, such as a radio, a cassette tape player or a compact disc player. The waterproof container has a conducting wire opening with a waterproof seal to receive a conducting wire that interconnects the waterproof speakers and an audio signal source that are attached to the inflatable member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1989
    Inventor: Mark S. Nesbit