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They Invented What? (No. 179)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on August 11, 2010

U.S. Pat. Appl. Pub. No. 2009/0188617:  Dog nose art.

JW Note:  You gotta love dogs .  I wonder if my daughter’s recently demolished flip-flops, courtesy of our dog Charlie “van Gogh” Ward, could be placed on display somewhere?

 

          1. A method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate (320), comprising:
           applying dog nose powder (240) to at least one dog nose smudge (300) to provide at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305);
           collecting said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305), wherein said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305) is collected on a surface (260) of a dog smudge display layer (140);
          applying a transparent layer (160) over said surface (260) of said dog smudge display layer (140); and
          sandwiching said dog smudge display layer (140) and said transparent layer (160) between a top window layer (180) and a base layer (120) to provide a dog nose smudge laminate (320), wherein said surface (260) is facing away from said base layer (120) such that said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305) disposed on said surface (260) is visible,wherein said top window layer (180) defines a window aperture (280) enabling an observer to see said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305) through said transparent layer (160).

           2. The method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate (320) according to claim 1, wherein said at least one dog nose smudge (300) is located on a window surface.

          3. The method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate (320) according to claim 1, wherein said step of applying dog nose powder (240) to at least one dog nose smudge (300) to provide at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305) further comprises the step of using a brush (220) to apply said dog nose powder (240) to at least one dog nose smudge (300) to provide at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305).

          5. The method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate (320) according to claim 1, wherein said base layer (120) comprises magnetic ferrite particles.

          6. The method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate (320) according to claim 1, wherein said window layer (180) comprises magnetic ferrite particles.

           7. A method of providing a dog nose smudge laminate, comprising:using a brush to brush dog nose powder (240) on to at least one dog nose smudge (300) to provide at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305), wherein said at least one dog nose smudge (300) is located on a window surface;collecting said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305), wherein said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge (305) is collected on a surface of a dog smudge display layer;applying a transparent layer over said surface of said dog smudge display layer; andsandwiching said dog smudge display layer and said transparent layer between a top window layer and a base layer to provide a dog nose smudge laminate,wherein said top window layer defines a window aperture enabling an observer to see said at least one nose powder coated dog nose smudge through said transparent layer.

           8. A dog art kit (100), comprising:a base layer (120);a dog smudge display layer (140);a transparent protective layer (160);a top window layer (180);a container (200) of dog nose powder (240); anda brush for applying dog powder (240).

           9. The dog art kit (100) according to claim 8, wherein said base layer (120) comprises magnetic ferrite particles.

          10. The dog art kit (100) according to claim 8, wherein said top window layer (180) includes a plurality of magnetic ferrite particles embedded therein.

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  1. merseyside solicitor said, on August 18, 2010 at 10:45 am

    so…fingerprints for pups then?


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