Title:
Educational board and pieces therefor
United States Patent D388461


Inventors:
Smith, Andrew Frederick (Great Glen, GB)
Trowell, Gary Nigel (Chapel Lane, GB)
Application Number:
29/051170
Publication Date:
12/30/1997
Filing Date:
03/05/1996
Assignee:
Invicta Plastics Limited (Leicester, GB2)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D21/342
Field of Search:
D19/59-64, D21/20, D21/34, 434/128, 446/117, 446/118, 273/272, 273/271, 273/283, 273/284, 273/260
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US Patent References:
4201389Word gameMay, 1980Vowell273/272
D235894N/AJuly, 1975DiLorenzoD21/20
2889634Educational game board with sensing probeJune, 1959BringmannD21/204
2757934Game board and playing pieces for use with the sameAugust, 1956DunbarD21/204
2191991Game apparatusFebruary, 1940LloydD21/204
1682686Spelling blocksAugust, 1928RutherfordD21/204



Foreign References:
FR1001406February, 1952446/118
FR1473874December, 1966273/272
Primary Examiner:
Lucas, Susan J.
Assistant Examiner:
Burgess, Pamela
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Loeb & Loeb LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for an educational board and pieces therefor, shownand described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of an educational game board and pieces therefor, showing our new design with the pieces positioned on the board;

FIG. 2 is a top perspective view of the pieces used in conjunction with the board, the board being omitted for convenience of illustration; and,

FIG. 3 is an enlarged exploded perspective view of a portion of the top of the board and the bottom of the pieces therefor.