Patents by Inventor Ronald C. Glymph

Ronald C. Glymph 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: 7220126
    Abstract: There is shown card game apparatus and method of play for use in educating children in basic mathematical concepts, the apparatus including a six-sided mathematical function indicator, such as a die, used in combination with two sets of cards, the function generator containing notation on a side indicating a different arithmetic operation such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and on a fifth and sixth side game playing instructions. The first set of cards, some dealt to the players, include selected sets of cards each set numbered 1-10. The second set of cards consists of ten cards numbered 1-10 that are stacked to provide unit numbers used in the mathematical process indicated by the function indicator. In playing the game a player determines a problem to be solved by combining a card from the first and second sets and the mathematical function to be utilized, and then uses cards from his hand to demonstrate solution of the problem, the object of the game to rid ones hand of all cards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2007
    Inventor: Ronald C. Glymph
  • Patent number: 4294267
    Abstract: An integral smoking pipe is provided. The pipe includes a burning chamber or bowl, a tobacco storage chamber and a resin collecting chamber or clean-out area. The resin collecting chamber and the burning chamber communicate through one or more common apertures. The smoking aperture or mouth piece communicates with the burning chamber via the resin collecting chamber. Suitable caps or stoppers are provided for each of the chambers. The caps in at least one of the chambers, e.g. the burning chamber, may include a tine for cleaning the apertures between the burning chamber and the resin collecting chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1981
    Inventor: Ronald C. Glymph