Posts Tagged: festive patents


Valentine’s Day Gifts, with a Patent Twist

According to Men's Health, the #3 gift idea for women on Valentine's Day is lingerie. So we set out to find some patent related lingerie and find some …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 1

Happy Thanksgiving and Turkey Frying Patents

On this most festive of American holidays I once again am inspired to share some thematically appropriate patents. After all, what better way to celebrate a holiday …
By Gene Quinn 4 years ago 2

Happy Halloween! Learning with the Halloween Portable Container

The holiday patent du jour gives us the opportunity to explore the candy collecting aspects of trick-or-treating. More specifically, U.S. Patent No. 7,594,669 is for a portable …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 4

Happy Valentine’s Day: Patents for the Occasion

It is time once again to profile some patents in honor of the festive day. While many might not consider Valentine's Day to be a major holiday …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 1

Merry Christmas: Christmas Tree Patents

This year I asked Glen Kotapish of Planet Patent if he could provide me some examples of interesting or bizarre US patents that somehow relate to "Christmas …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 1

Happy New Year! New Year Patents for the Decade 2000-2009

The end of 2009 is rapidly approaching, and with it will come the end of the first decade of the new century and millennium. I always try and …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 0

Merry Christmas: Christmas and Santa Patents 2009

It is hard to believe that this year is almost over, and it is Christmas 2009!  It seems the older I get the faster the years pass, just …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 7

Happy Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving and Turkey Patents

It is that time of the year for Americans to give thanks for all the many things we have and enjoy — family, friends, country and of course …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 8

Happy Halloween: Halloween Patents

There are issued US patents for virtually ever occasion, and certainly for every holiday.  I like to try and profile holiday patents, which are always interesting if …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 1

Declaration of Independence Patents

Today is the day we celebrate our Independence some 233 years ago.  What better time to take a look and see what patents exist with an Independence theme.  …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 1

Merry Christmas: Christmas Patents 2008

There were 21 US patents issued with the word “Christmas” in the title during 2008, with 7 being utility patents and 14 being design patents.  Without further ado, here are some …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

The Santa Claus Detector and other Santa Patents

  Santa Claus Detector US Patent No. 5,523,741 Issued June 4, 1996 This the season to be jolly, so why not search for some patents with the word “Santa” in the …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

Happy Hanukkah, Hanukkah Patents

It is that time once again for us to remember family and friends as we are about to usher out the year of 2008 and bring in a …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 1

Holiday Patent: Process for Deboning a Turkey

Process for Deboning a Turkey US Patent No. 6,572,467 Issued June 3, 2003 Being in a festive mood on turkey day I thought I would profile this patent, which covers …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

Obscure Patent: The Love Box

Love Box US Patent No. 4,194,629 [ PDF ] [ HTML ] Issued March 25, 1980 While this patent is perhaps not wacky, I think it certainly qualifies as obscure. And in honor of …
By Gene Quinn 8 years ago 0