05639076 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 16 patents.

A permanently sealed, lighted, inflatable device comprises a permanently sealed outer shell, an inner inflatable bladder disposed within the outer shell, a valve for inflating the inner inflatable bladder, and a self-contained, non-replaceable illumination element disposed between and engagingly held in place by the inner inflatable translucent bladder and the outer translucent shell. The illumination element includes a control element for conserving battery life. The bladder and shell have translucent portions through which light from the illumination element passes.

Title
Lighted inflatable device with long battery life
Application Number
8/582456
Publication Number
5639076
Application Date
January 3, 1996
Publication Date
June 17, 1997
Inventor
Eric Axelson
Minnetonka
MN, US
Kerry D Mullen
Shorewood
MN, US
Peter J Cmiel
Minneapolis
MN, US
Agent
Palmatier Sjoquist Helget & Voigt P A
Assignee
Counter Punch Group
MN, US
IPC
A63B 43/06
View Original Source