Haruhiko Koto: Ink supply system for ink jet printers. Shinshu Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, January 11, 1983: US04368478 (91 worldwide citation)

An ink supply system for an ink printer. The system includes an ink cartridge which supplies ink through a conduit to the print head of the printer. A bubble trapping device is disposed along the conduit and includes a porous member which prevents air bubbles from entering the nozzle of the print he ...

Benjamin J Cimock: Flashlight wand. I & K Trading Company, Blum Kaplan, October 30, 1990: US04967321 (90 worldwide citation)

A lighted wand includes a handle housing and contains an elongated transparent enclosure. Within the transparent enclosure are light reflecting objects. Light beams are transmitted through the transparent enclosure and deflect off the reflecting objects.

Vito Blancato: Method and apparatus for displaying hairstyles. Combputer Images, Blum Kaplan, March 15, 1988: US04731743 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for previewing a subject on a computer screen. Prior to such preview, a plurality of new hairstyles is stored in a disk associated with the computer. The subject's face is outlined and the subject's hair is removed and replaced with one of the new hairstyles stored in the com ...

Dennis G Priddy, Robert S Cymbalski: Dynamically variable machine readable binary code and method for reading and producing thereof. International Data Matrix, Blum Kaplan, October 1, 1991: US05053609 (89 worldwide citation)

A machine readable binary code which is dynamically variable in size, format and density of information is provided. The binary code is formed as a matrix having a perimeter and data contained therein. The perimeter is provided with density indicia for indicating the density of data contained within ...

Keith Connelly: Illuminated toy ball. I & K Trading Corporation, Blum Kaplan, August 17, 1993: US05236383 (87 worldwide citation)

A toy ball of increased play value is provided and includes a sphere. A light source is disposed within the sphere. A switch disposed within the sphere activates the light source when the ball is impacted such as when it is bounced.

James A Bouton: Portable tray table. Blum Kaplan, March 22, 1988: US04732274 (85 worldwide citation)

A portable tray table having an upper surface for supporting food, a lower surface and a peripheral edge. A skirt is coupled to the peripheral edge of the panel and extends downwardly therefrom. The panel includes an opening therein wit a cup holder supported on the panel about the opening which ext ...

Tsuguo Gomi: Multi-layer display device. Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman and Beran, January 3, 1984: US04423929 (84 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer display device including at least two liquid crystal display cells overlapping along a line of sight is provided. Adjacent display cell layers may share a common transparent plate therebetween. Patterns are displayed by selectively applying a voltage between opposed pattern and common ...

Hiroshi Kamakura, Tomio Sonehara, Takeshi Ono, Junichi Nakamura, Akitaka Yajima, Shuji Aruga: Projection-type color display device. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, July 25, 1989: US04850685 (83 worldwide citation)

A projection-type color display device. The display device includes a light source which provides light and a color separation member which receives the light and which separates the received light into the different colors of red, blue and green light. A light valve device receives the red, blue an ...

Yeun H Park, Jong L Woo, Hak M Kim: Composite fiber. Kolon, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman and Beran, July 17, 1984: US04460649 (80 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a composite fiber consisting of two components, for example, such as a polyamide and a polyester, and to a multi-segment fiber wherein the two components thereof can be separated into a plurality of microfibers by chemical and physical treatments. Particularly, the i ...

Mitsuaki Maruyama: Ink jet printer. Epson Corporation, Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman and Beran, April 19, 1983: US04380770 (79 worldwide citation)

An ink jet printer includes pumped-forced circulation of ink through the printer head and a nozzle cap which together eliminate gas from the ink supply and overcome ink stagnation which adversely affect printing quality. Ink from a tank circulates through the printer head and returns to the tank whi ...