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Publication numberUSD388134 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/050,858
Publication dateDec 23, 1997
Filing dateFeb 28, 1996
Publication number050858, 29050858, US D388134 S, US D388134S, US-S-D388134, USD388134 S, USD388134S
InventorsDavid Bruce Dunipace
Original AssigneeInnova Champion Discs, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Flying disc
US D388134 S
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  1. Flying disc, as shown.

FIG. 1 is a side elevation view of a flying disc showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 4--4 of FIG. 2.

Non-Patent Citations
1"Humphrey Flyer" flying disc bearing the markings Philadelphia Wings National Lacrosse League (four photographs)--actual disc provided.
2Andrew Pollack, "In High-Tech Silicon Valley, Entrepreneurs Turn to Toys", The New York Times, Dec. 25, 1984, 1 pg.
3C. J. Fenrick, "Lord of the Flying Ring Returns", Astrogram, NASA, Mar. 2, 1990, vol. XXXII, No. 12, 1 pg.
4David C. Allon, High Technology, 1986, 1 pg.
5David F. Salisbury, "Inventor finds an aerodynamic flying ring that flings the farthest", The Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 8, 1985, 1 pg.
6Discovering the World catalogue, pp. 1, 19-21 (1990) (See, Aerobie cross-section on p. 19).
7Dr. Frank Ryan, Discus, The Viking Library of Sports Skills, 1973, Figs. 4a-4d, 10a-10f.
8Dr. Stancil E. D. Johnson, Frisbee: A practitioner's manual and definitive treatise, 1975, pp. 28-32, 36, 37, 39-41, 170-173.
9Edward Edelson, "Lord of the Rings", Popular Science, Sep. 1986, pp. 94-95.
10Flying Saucer Disc (four photographs showing a white disc with raised letters on top "Flying Saucer")--actual disc provided.
11G. D. Stilley et al., AIAA Paper No. 72-982, Adaptation of the Frisbee Flight Principle to Delivery of Special Ordnance, 1972, pp. 1-16.
12Innova Birdie disc (1993).
13Innova Super Nova disc (original version) (1993).
14Innova Viper disc (1993).
15Innova Zephr disc (original version) (1993).
16Jess Jarver, The Throws, 1980, pp. 93-101.
17Jonathan Eisenberg, The Stanford Daily, Apr. 3, 1990, 1 pg.
18Michael Segell, Sports Illustrated, 1985, 1 pg.
19Paul Katz, The Free Flight of the Rotating Disc, Israel Journal of Technology, 1967, pp. 150-153.
20Ralph Williamson, "Collecting Flying Discs for Fun & Enjoyment", International Flying Disc Collector's Assn., vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 9-11 (1990).
21Robert L. Forward Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 1987, 1 pg.
22Science News, vol. 127, No. 10, Mar. 9, 1985, "Technology: Ringing in a world record", 1 pg.
23Scientific American, "`Flying ring` inventor revamps the boomerang", Jun. 1990, 1 pg.
24Scientific American, "Winging It", May 1985, 1 pg.
25The Mardi Gras "Blue Disc" and Examiner's Affidavit from U.S. Serial No. 08/205,516.
26U.S. Utility Application Serial No. 08/205,516 filed Mar. 2, 1994, "flying Disc" to David B. Dunipace.
27Wham-OŽ Frisbee model Fastback flying disc (four photographs)--actual disc provided.
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U.S. ClassificationD21/443