Verna Law, P.C. has a practice in filing patents for toy companies.
What are some popular toy patents?
Keep in mind that the popularity of patents can change over time, and new patents are continuously being issued. Here are a few examples:
- LEGO Building Blocks: LEGO has numerous patents related to their iconic interlocking brick design, which allows for endless creative possibilities.
- Rubik’s Cube: Ernő Rubik’s patent for the Rubik’s Cube, a 3D puzzle, was filed in the 1970s and remains one of the most iconic puzzles worldwide.
- Barbie Doll: The patent for the original Barbie doll, filed by Ruth Handler in the 1960s, is a classic example of a popular toy patent.
- Nerf Foam Dart Blasters: Hasbro holds several patents related to their Nerf blasters, which have been popular for decades.
- Etch A Sketch: The patent for the Etch A Sketch, a mechanical drawing toy, was filed by André Cassagnes in the 1960s and is widely recognized.
- Furby: The patent for the Furby, an interactive robotic toy, was held by Tiger Electronics and later Hasbro.
- Tamagotchi: Bandai’s patent for the virtual pet simulation device known as Tamagotchi was a significant hit in the 1990s.
- Super Soaker Water Guns: Lonnie Johnson holds patents for the Super Soaker water gun, which became a beloved summertime toy.
- Tickle Me Elmo: Tyco Toys held patents for the popular Tickle Me Elmo plush toy, which gained widespread attention during the holiday season.