Patents by Inventor Saint E. B. Berford

Saint E. B. Berford 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: 4182076
    Abstract: An animated doll configured in the form of a ballerina having a crown on the head thereof connected to an actuating member on the longitudinal center line of the doll, the other end of the member having a cam. One leg can be detented to a fixed position in vertical alignment with the torso of the doll with the other leg thereof being pivotally coupled to the torso with a crank affixed thereto for co-acting with the cam for causing the leg to kick. The actuating member has a square shaft portion engaging a mating aperture within a drive gear which is driven by a motor fixedly coupled within the torso. Upon holding the crown, the doll rotates and one leg can be pivoted by depressing the crown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 8, 1980
    Assignee: Mattel, Inc.
    Inventors: Derek J. Gay, Nicol S. Wilson, Roger H. Sweet, Saint E. B. Berford