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Number: 273/317
Name: Amusement devices: games > Aerial projectile game; game element (e.g., target, etc.) or accessory therefor other than projector or projectile, per se
Description: Subject matter relating to a game in which a projectile or missile is thrown, projected, impelled, or otherwise launched into or through the air during play thereof and wherein one or more players attempt to achieve a defined game objective using such projectile or missile, the achievement of which requires some degree of skill on the part of the player(s), which game comprises (a) a defined structure constituting a point of aim for, and which is intended to indicate the correctness of aim of, a game projectile or missile when it is thrown, projected, impelled, or otherwise launched into or through the air thereat by a player, (b) any other game component (other than a projectile or missile, per se, or an implement or device, per se, for projecting such a projectile or missile) which may be used to play the type of game included herein, or (c) an ancillary device or means which is adapted and intended to be used with or for a game component included herein unless it is provided for elsewhere.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
273/343 Hooking or draping projectile and target therefor 41
273/336 Peg and ring game or pegged target therefor 53
273/340 Playing surface or projectile struck from below to project projectile 17
273/410 Projectile backstop 145
273/330 Projectile flexibly tethered to hand-held manipulator 30
273/329 Projectile tethered to hand-held, apertured manipulator 14
273/317.1 Simulated game 95
273/331 Target and tethered projectile 25
273/348 Target 128
273/341.1 Tipcat game; accessory therefor 9
273/342 Upwardly facing projectile-bounce surface 57
273/412 User manipulated means for catching projectile moving through the air 63

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8651492 Drinking game Feb. 18, 2014
8651971 Swing tag game Feb. 18, 2014
8616270 Tennis ball conditioner Dec. 31, 2013
8617008 Training devices for trajectory-based sports Dec. 31, 2013
8597095 Monitoring of physical training events Dec. 3, 2013
8556692 Game device, method for controlling game device, program and information memory medium Oct. 15, 2013
8540560 Monitoring of physical training events Sep. 24, 2013
8523645 Golf club head and head cover combination providing enhanced functionality Sep. 3, 2013
8523184 Tabletop game Sep. 3, 2013
8517386 System and method for marking points for placing objects at a geographical area from a remote location Aug. 27, 2013
8512158 Amusement ride system and method Aug. 20, 2013
8444149 Topography linked golf aid May. 21, 2013
8403326 Game table Mar. 26, 2013
8398449 Method and apparatus for body-worn entertainment devices Mar. 19, 2013
8376869 Amusement ride system and method Feb. 19, 2013
8282511 Ball and elevated court sport Oct. 9, 2012
8282104 Game system, detection program, and detection method Oct. 9, 2012
8246050 Intelligent system to indicate appropriate trajectories in cue sports Aug. 21, 2012
8246051 Electronic tennis scoring display Aug. 21, 2012
8241153 Sports activity device Aug. 14, 2012
8205887 Game table including cups Jun. 26, 2012
8201829 Stack and avoid game Jun. 19, 2012
8186683 Method and apparatus for providing target game mats utilized with a game May. 29, 2012
8167310 Transportable washer tossing game retrieving pole May. 1, 2012
8118634 Method and apparatus for near-invisible tethers Feb. 21, 2012
8122459 Engine agnostic interface for communication between game engines and simulations systems Feb. 21, 2012
8109518 Game apparatus and method of using the same Feb. 7, 2012
8021236 Amusement ride system and method Sep. 20, 2011
8016290 Flying disk challenge game Sep. 13, 2011
8002282 Ball game with skipping implement and targets Aug. 23, 2011
7988154 Air actuated ball game Aug. 2, 2011
7967295 Horseshoe retriever and method of playing a game of horseshoes using the retriever Jun. 28, 2011
7905488 Target game Mar. 15, 2011
7905489 Portable gaming system and related methods Mar. 15, 2011
7891666 Device and method for measuring a shot force exerted on a movable game device Feb. 22, 2011
7857316 Projectile roulette arcade game Dec. 28, 2010
7845644 Game apparatus Dec. 7, 2010
7841598 Dynamic game Nov. 30, 2010
7766337 Game apparatus Aug. 3, 2010
7753375 Amusement ball receiving and return Jul. 13, 2010
7731196 Tossed projectile game Jun. 8, 2010
7722049 Multipurpose bowl May. 25, 2010
7713148 Topography linked golf aid May. 11, 2010
7641199 Pendulum basketball game Jan. 5, 2010
7611146 Gaming apparatus and method of employing the same Nov. 3, 2009
7509695 Portable support assemblies Mar. 31, 2009
7374503 Wavable basketball backboard and rim May. 20, 2008
7338047 Ball pitching game and method Mar. 4, 2008
7314420 Bag tossing game Jan. 1, 2008
7211000 Gaming utilizing actual telemetry data May. 1, 2007

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