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WO2011044299A3
WO2011044299A3 PCT/US2010/051713 US2010051713W WO2011044299A3 WO 2011044299 A3 WO2011044299 A3 WO 2011044299A3 US 2010051713 W US2010051713 W US 2010051713W WO 2011044299 A3 WO2011044299 A3 WO 2011044299A3
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vehicles
destinations
track
configured
communicate
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PCT/US2010/051713
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French (fr)
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Gary Aigner
Jamie Macbain
Ronald G. Pace
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Learning Curve Brands, Inc.
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Priority to US61/249,227 priority
Application filed by Learning Curve Brands, Inc. filed Critical Learning Curve Brands, Inc.
Publication of WO2011044299A2 publication Critical patent/WO2011044299A2/en
Publication of WO2011044299A3 publication Critical patent/WO2011044299A3/en

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63HTOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
    • A63H19/00Model railways
    • A63H19/24Electric toy railways; Systems therefor

Abstract

An interactive toy train system including a track layout, a plurality of vehicles configured to travel along the track, and a plurality of destinations removeably coupled to the track. The vehicles are configured to communicate with one another and the vehicles are further configured to communicate with one or more of the destinations. The system includes an infrared toy network having a network protocol, which determines who is present and who is not present thereby allowing multiple vehicles and destinations to converse intelligently and without interference.
PCT/US2010/051713 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Interactive toy WO2011044299A2 (en)

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US24922709P true 2009-10-06 2009-10-06
US61/249,227 2009-10-06

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JP2012533296A JP5600177B2 (en) 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Toys of interactive
AU2010303431A AU2010303431A1 (en) 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Interactive toy
US13/500,276 US20130045656A1 (en) 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Interactive toy
CN2010800553014A CN102933270A (en) 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Interactive toys
EP10822650.7A EP2485821A4 (en) 2009-10-06 2010-10-06 Interactive toy

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WO2011044299A2 WO2011044299A2 (en) 2011-04-14
WO2011044299A3 true WO2011044299A3 (en) 2011-07-21

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JP (1) JP5600177B2 (en)
CN (1) CN102933270A (en)
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WO (1) WO2011044299A2 (en)

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US20130045656A1 (en) 2013-02-21
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EP2485821A4 (en) 2013-10-16
CN102933270A (en) 2013-02-13

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