Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog

They Invented What? (No. 25)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on December 1, 2017

Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog

JW Note:  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday! 

U.S. Pat. No. 6,877,267:  Turkey decoy tiltable counter-balanced support base.


I claim:

1. A turkey decoy with a tiltable counter-balanced support base, comprising: a circular base having a generally curved bottom surface with a small flat central portion, a top surface connecting to said curved bottom surface, said top surface including a central cone having a hole therein, said central cone extending above said circular base, a rod including a proximate end extending vertically through said central hole cooperatively engaging means for holding disposed within said circular base and a distal end extending from said circular base, and means for weighing disposed therein positioned at selected locations around said rod for counter-balancing said circular base; a mountable molded turkey body comprising a synthetic material and having an opening in a bottom surface; said rod extending upward through said opening…

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