US 9,808,729 B2
Wall mounted toy track set
Robert William Matthes, Long Beach, CA (US); Stacy Lynn O'Connor, El Segundo, CA (US); and Sang Joon Kwak, La Habra, CA (US)
Assigned to Mattel, Inc., El Segundo, CA (US)
Filed by Mattel, Inc., El Segundo, CA (US)
Filed on May 20, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/160,490.
Application 15/160,490 is a division of application No. 14/025,230, filed on Sep. 12, 2013, granted, now 9,345,979.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/699,956, filed on Sep. 12, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2016/0263488 A1, Sep. 15, 2016
Int. Cl. A63H 18/08 (2006.01); A63H 18/06 (2006.01); A63H 18/16 (2006.01); A63H 18/02 (2006.01)
CPC A63H 18/08 (2013.01) [A63H 18/02 (2013.01); A63H 18/023 (2013.01); A63H 18/028 (2013.01); A63H 18/06 (2013.01); A63H 18/16 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An elevator-type system for a toy vehicle, comprising:
a carriage configured to receive a toy vehicle, the carriage is configured to move between a first position and a second position;
a tension rope having a first end and a second end, the first end is attached to the carriage; and
a counterweight attached to the second end, wherein the weight of the counterweight is greater than the weight of the carriage to bias the carriage toward the first position, and the weight of the counterweight is less than the weight of both the carriage and a toy vehicle received in the carriage to allow the carriage to move toward the second position when the toy vehicle is received in the carriage, wherein the carriage includes a closed end having a door rotatable between a closed position and an open position, the door rotates to the open position when the carriage is in the second position.