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Number: 273/348.2
Name: Amusement devices: games > Aerial projectile game; game element (e.g., target, etc.) or accessory therefor other than projector or projectile, per se > Target > Having suction cup for adherence of projectile thereto or having surface adapted for adherence thereto of projectile having suction cup
Description: Subject matter wherein the target device either (a) comprises or has a resilient cup-shaped means thereon so that, when the open portion of the cup-shaped means thereof is struck by, or otherwise forcibly engaged with, a projectile having a relatively smooth surface, the resilience of the cup-shaped portion will cause the pressure of the fluid trapped between the interior surface of the cup-shaped means and the relatively smooth surface of the projectile to be reduced below that located outside of the cup-shaped means thereby causing the projectile to adhere to the cup-shaped means and thereby to the target device, or (b) has a relatively smooth surface which is adapted and intended to be struck by, or otherwise forcibly engaged with, a projectile having such a resilient cup-shaped means thereon so that, when the open portion of the cup-shaped means of the projectile strikes, or is forcibly engaged with, the relatively smooth surface of the target device, the resilience of the cup-shaped portion will cause the pressure of the fluid trapped between the interior surface of the cup-shaped means and the relatively smooth surface to be reduced below that located outside of the cup-shaped means thereby causing the projectile to adhere to the surface of the target device.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6336876 Team water sport and method of play Jan. 8, 2002
5603503 Dynamic target and game assembly Feb. 18, 1997
5377990 Board game incorporating native American symbols and knowledge Jan. 3, 1995
5362066 Aerial throwing game Nov. 8, 1994
5358253 Light and sound emittable dartsboard Oct. 25, 1994
5351967 Aerial amusement system with vacuum mounts Oct. 4, 1994
5240257 Aerial throwing game Aug. 31, 1993
5203572 Target for suction cup and hook-and-loop projectiles Apr. 20, 1993
4360206 Mitt and target for catching a ball Nov. 23, 1982
3954266 Aerial dart and paddle game May. 4, 1976











 
 
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