Saturday, April 21, 2018

Oh, patents! More Playmobil® Klickies

Copyright © Françoise Herrmann

Below, a hyperlinked list of a more patented Playmobil® Klickies. These are all active and recent US design patents. 
  • USD771757, titled Toy figure (ice hockey player)
  • USD769380, titled Toy figure (ice hockey goalie)
  • USD756467, titled Toy figure (Roman soldier)
  • USD755311, titled Toy figure (basic adult female)
  • USD754803, titled Toy figure (17th-century soldier)
  • USD753243, titled Toy figure (basic adult female)
  • USD753242, titled Toy figure (fairie)
  • USD753241, titled Toy figure (basic male child)
  • USD753240, titled Toy figure (adult male with tie and smooth hair)
Included below, two ice hockey patent figure drawings, extracted respectively from USD771757 and USD769380 on the above list,  together with one marketed ice hockey playing Klicky , and the NHL® Dallas Stars™ goalie Klicky, each corresponding to the patented designs. 

As a reminder: “a utility patent” protects the way an article is used and works (35 U.S.C. 101), while a “design patent” protects the way an article looks (35 U.S.C. 171) [MPEP Chapt. 1502.01; [R-07.2015]].

MPEP – Chapt. 1502-01 – Distinction between design and utility patent
PlayModb – The unofficial database for Playmobil® toys
KlickyPedia: The Definitive Playmobil® Pedia

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