Fiber Optic Patents (Class D26/27)
  • Patent number: 7628524
    Abstract: The present invention provides an illuminated decorative item, a decorative item made of ribbon and an illumination circuitry for a decorative item made of ribbon. The illuminated decorative item comprises a decorative body created with at least one elongated strip of material, the body having a base; a light source disposed at the base; an energy source electrically connected to the light source to supply energy to the light source; and at least one optic fiber, each optic fiber comprising an elongated body having a base end and a free end, the base end being close to and oriented towards the light source, the free end being arranged to visually complement the decorative body; wherein the energy source supplies energy to the light source, at least some light emitted by the light source enters the optic fiber at the base end, propagates inside the optic fiber, and exits from the free end thus generating an illumination at the free end and creating a illumination effect for the decorative item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2009
    Inventors: Richard Lemay, Luc Gilbert
  • Patent number: 5222796
    Abstract: A dry spigot structure may be provided with solid conductors of light suggesting water issuing from that dry spigot structure, and a light source may be positioned inside the dry spigot structure or otherwise for illumination of the solid conductors from time to time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 29, 1993
    Assignee: 4-D Design, Inc.
    Inventor: Ely Shneider
  • Patent number: D513332
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2005
    Inventor: Tin Ying Ip
  • Patent number: D520152
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Inventor: Tin Ying Ip
  • Patent number: D520655
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2006
    Inventor: Tin Ying Ip
  • Patent number: D523570
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Assignee: Salamander Graphix, Inc.
    Inventor: Floyd William Brady
  • Patent number: D523974
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2006
    Assignee: Cataluna, Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventor: Todd M. Meyers
  • Patent number: D525376
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2006
    Assignee: Salamander Graphix, Inc.
    Inventor: Floyd William Brady
  • Patent number: D264632
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 1979
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1982
    Assignee: Fiber Optics Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: Thomas L. Tiffany
  • Patent number: D463047
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2002
    Inventor: Catherine Lynn Trenkle
  • Patent number: D463588
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Inventor: Ronnie Chao
  • Patent number: D465038
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2002
    Assignee: Fiberstars, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher F. Bragg, David Y. Lin
  • Patent number: D537550
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2007
    Assignee: Opto Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Mikhail Melnik
  • Patent number: D277413
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1985
    Inventor: Jan-Ake Hallen
  • Patent number: D279505
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1982
    Date of Patent: July 2, 1985
    Assignee: Interactive Entertainment Corp.
    Inventor: George O. Stadnik
  • Patent number: D474852
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2003
    Inventor: Janet R. Carville
  • Patent number: D556934
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2007
    Assignee: Solar Wide Industrial Limited
    Inventor: Hughes Marie Sanoner
  • Patent number: D562996
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2008
    Assignee: Custom Molded Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Zachary Vogtner
  • Patent number: D577837
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2008
    Inventor: Sedrick J. Cole
  • Patent number: D314055
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1991
    Assignee: Great Western Trading Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Robert M. Ross, Jr., Robert J. McNally
  • Patent number: D327952
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 14, 1992
    Assignee: Instrument Research Corporation
    Inventor: Frans G. Van Der Bel
  • Patent number: D328151
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1992
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventor: Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: D328155
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1992
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventor: Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: D345021
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1994
    Assignee: Poolmaster, Inc.
    Inventors: William R. Storey, Jedy Liang
  • Patent number: D347003
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: May 17, 1994
    Inventor: Allen J. Fox
  • Patent number: D364110
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1995
    Inventor: Robert Johnson
  • Patent number: D380058
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 17, 1997
    Assignee: Lighting Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth M. Kane, John William Powers
  • Patent number: D388198
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 23, 1997
    Assignee: Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael E. Weber
  • Patent number: D651329
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Inventor: Christopher Claude Bonang
  • Patent number: D417920
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 21, 1999
    Assignee: Remote Source Lighting International
    Inventors: Andrew P Riser, David H. Liu
  • Patent number: D420754
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2000
    Inventor: Feng Chuan Huang
  • Patent number: D428170
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2000
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventor: Joseph A. Hoffman
  • Patent number: D679428
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Inventor: Christopher Claude Bonang
  • Patent number: D807540
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Inventor: Sohrab Soofer
  • Patent number: D807541
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Inventor: Sohrab Soofer