Title:
Toy telephone
United States Patent D406867


Inventors:
Wise, Robert D. (Akron, OH)
Wise, Dorothea A. (Akron, OH)
Application Number:
29/089197
Publication Date:
03/16/1999
Filing Date:
06/09/1998
Assignee:
Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Amway Corporation (Ada, MI)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D14/151
Field of Search:
D21/513, D21/516, D21/517, D14/150, D14/151, 446/141, 446/142, 446/143, 446/408, 446/397
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US Patent References:
5679049Toy telephone recording and playbackOctober, 1997Arad446/142
D374008Telephone setSeptember, 1996ZeitmanD14/151
D370674TelephoneJune, 1996ZeitmanD14/151
D339133Housing for base of telephoneSeptember, 1993RoegnerD14/151
5184971Toy telephone recorder with picture actuated recording and playbackFebruary, 1993Williams446/143
D318306Electronic toyJuly, 1991CheungD21/111
D315377Toy telephoneMarch, 1991Tharp et al.D21/517
D303665Telephone setSeptember, 1989Ohta et al.D14/151
D286401Telephone setOctober, 1986AsakiD14/53
D281243Large button telephoneNovember, 1985ReichensteinD14/53
D221878N/ASeptember, 1971ThornellD34/15



Foreign References:
JP0699977November, 1986
JP0835873July, 1988
JP0859331October, 1992
JP0920321December, 1994
Other References:
P. 22, Toy telephone; International Playthings, Inc., 120 Riverdale Road, Riverdale, New Jersey 07457. Publication date 1991.
P. 26, Toy telephone; Fisher-Price, 620 Girard Avenue, East Aurora, New York 14052-1879. Publication date 1992.
P. 398-399, Toy telephone; Sears, Roebuck & Co., 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179. Publication date 1991.
P. 29, Toy telephone; Mattel, Inc., 333 Continental Boulevard, El Segundo, California 90245. Publication date 1991.
Pp. 17 and 22, Toy telephone; Hasbro, Inc., 1027 Newport Avenue, P.O. Box 1059, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862. Publication date 1995.
P. 10, Toy telephone; Playskool/A Division of Hasbro, Inc., 1027 Newport Avenue, P. O. Box 1059, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862. Publication date 1995.
P. 1, Toy telephone; Play-Tech, Inc., 139 Harristown Road, Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452. Publication date 1996.
P. 29, Toy telephone; The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236. Publication date 1987.
P. 41, Toy telephone; The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236. Publication date 1993.
Catalog page, Toy telephone; The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236. Publication date 1997.
Primary Examiner:
Barkai, Raphael
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Nathan, Timothy A.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a toy telephone, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top left front perspective view of a toy telephone showing our new design; the broken lines showing of a telephone handset and buttons are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.