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United States Patent Application

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The present invention relates to illumination display(s) and/or communication devices. The device may contain one (1) or more lights and/or light emitting members, which may be arranged in certain configuration(s) to simulate Body Parts, other parts, and/or Accessories in or on humans, animals, objects, things, Fantasy Creatures or characters or things. The lights and/or light emitting members may illuminate in patterns in response to internal or external signal(s), such as sound(s), or music, or audio, phrases, and/or words. The lights and/or light emitting members in the eye and mouth complexes may illuminate in patterns to simulate crying in humans, animals, objects, things, creatures, Fantasy Creatures, characters, and/or things, as well as other eye, mouth or other movement(s) displayed by humans, animals, objects, things, creatures, Fantasy Creatures, fantasy characters, and/or fantasy things when feeling different kind of emotions, such as happiness, excitement, painfulness, anger, and/or sadness.
Heilbron, Valerie J (Rocky Hill, CT), Rosenzweig, Joel (Mineola, NY), Abrams, Martin (Great Neck, NY)
14/ 177,363
February 11, 2014
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS STATEMENT [0002] The invention of the parent application, U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/907,692, was made with government support under DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has a paid-up license in that invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner of a patent issuing on U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/907,692 to license others on reasonable terms.