Search

Kimberly L Bikowski

age ~42

from Coraopolis, PA

Also known as:
  • Kimberly Bikowski
  • Kimberly Ostendorf
  • Kimberly Lauren Ostendorf
  • Stendert O Kimberly

Kimberly Bikowski Phones & Addresses

  • Coraopolis, PA
  • Chagrin Falls, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Avon, OH
  • Lorain, OH
  • Centerton, AR
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Bentonville, AR
  • Kent, OH
  • 8837 Apple Hill Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

Work

  • Company:
    Mypinterestrereality.com
    2009 to 2013
  • Position:
    Stay at home mom/ blogger

Education

  • Degree:
    BFA
  • School / High School:
    Kent State University
    1998 to 2001
  • Specialities:
    Fashion Merchandising

Interests

A product developer by trade. My blog f...

Industries

Retail

Us Patents

  • Electronic Greeting Cards And Novelties With Moveable Elements And Manual Electronic Circuit Activation

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8176663, May 15, 2012
  • Filed:
    Feb 11, 2010
  • Appl. No.:
    12/704180
  • Inventors:
    David Sapp - North Ridgeville OH,
    Tiger Qiao - Shanghai,
    Erik Flesher - Avon OH,
    Emily Gross - Lakewood OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Eliza DeVogal - Lakewood OH,
    Katalina Speck - Westlake OH,
    Sharon Bogdanski - Westlake OH,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G09F 1/00
  • US Classification:
    4012403, 446297, 446301
  • Abstract:
    Greeting cards and novelties with electronic circuits having switch mechanisms operable by manipulation of a moveable component. Manipulation of the moveable component causes activation of the electronic circuit.
  • Motion Greeting Cards

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8230624, Jul 31, 2012
  • Filed:
    Nov 5, 2010
  • Appl. No.:
    12/940145
  • Inventors:
    David Sapp - North Ridgeville OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Anastasia Taylor - San Diego CA,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Tiger Qiao - Shanghai,
    Jerry Guo - Shanghai,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G09F 1/00
  • US Classification:
    4012403, 40446, 40429, 40421
  • Abstract:
    The present invention and related disclosure describes greeting cards with moving elements or devices which are operable to create motion in connection with some portion of the greeting card. The greeting card may include a multi-panel greeting card body or a three-dimensional foam greeting card body. At least one movable object is contained upon or within the greeting card body. A sound module having at least one pre-recorded digital audio file saved therein and a motor module are contained and concealed within the greeting card body. One or more switches may be used to activate the sound and motor modules, causing the pre-recorded audio file to play and causing movement of the movable or mobile object. This movement may be up-and-down or “bouncing” motion, spinning or rotational motion, side-to-side motion or any other reciprocating motion. The artwork contained upon the greeting card body, the mobile object and the pre-recorded audio file may all be part of the same theme and the movement of the mobile object and the pre-recorded audio file may be synchronized.
  • Electronic Greeting Cards

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8312651, Nov 20, 2012
  • Filed:
    May 6, 2010
  • Appl. No.:
    12/774836
  • Inventors:
    Josef A. Mandelbaum - Beachwood OH,
    Rajiv Jain - Monte Sereno CA,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    Cathy Tasse - Westlake OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Eliza DeVogel - Lakewood OH,
    Katalina Speck - Westlake OH,
    Mary McClain - Shaker Heights OH,
    Sharon Bogdanski - Westlake OH,
    Mindy Leeders - Canton OH,
    Catherine Gruntman - Dearborn MI,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G09F 27/00
  • US Classification:
    4012403, 40455, 40463, 40717
  • Abstract:
    Electronic greeting cards include a greeting card with two or more interconnected panels in combination with a digital multimedia player device which includes an electronic display and an audio output, and circuitry which is operative to receive, store and play digital multimedia files and content. The various greeting card structures cover and encapsulate or otherwise house and adorn the digital multimedia player. Digital files are loaded on to the digital multimedia player by a connection to a network, or directly from a data storage device such as an SD card or USB connection or compact flash which interfaces with a port in the digital multimedia player. Pre-recorded digital multimedia greeting card content is either pre-loaded on a portable data storage device, or selected for purchase and downloaded or transferred for replay by the digital multimedia player of the electronic greeting card.
  • Telescoping Greeting Cards With Activated Sound Or Light Or Mechanical Functions

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8322058, Dec 4, 2012
  • Filed:
    Dec 21, 2010
  • Appl. No.:
    12/974287
  • Inventors:
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    David Sapp - North Ridgeville OH,
    Tiger Qiao - Shanghai,
    Catherine Liu - Shanghai,
    Coco Zhang - Shanghai,
    Jerry Guo - Shanghai,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G09F 11/00
  • US Classification:
    40491, 4012403
  • Abstract:
    A telescoping greeting card having a plurality of pockets and/or panels that are connected in sequence and configured to slidably telescope between a closed position wherein each of the pockets and/or panels are contained within a main panel and an open position wherein each of the pockets and/or panels are extended in a longitudinal array. The greeting card additionally contains a switch and a sound module with at least one pre-recorded audio file that may be played back upon removal of one of the panels or pockets of the greeting card, which triggers the switch.
  • Audio Envelopes

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8374878, Feb 12, 2013
  • Filed:
    Jun 23, 2009
  • Appl. No.:
    12/489829
  • Inventors:
    Carol Miller - Twinsburg OH,
    Mary McClain - Shaker Heights OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Sharon Bogdanski - North Olmstead OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    Theresa Muri - Richfield OH,
    Julie Vojtko - Stow OH,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G10L 21/00
  • US Classification:
    704272, 704270, 704278, 434319
  • Abstract:
    Audio or sound envelopes contain or are combined with a sound module for generating and playing prerecorded sound tracks upon the opening of the envelope or removal of its contents. Operation of the sound module may be activated by the opening of the envelope flap, or by removal of the envelope contents. The flap is configured with a removable strip which protects the sound module from damage before and after opening. The sound module can be replayed by repeated operation of the flap. Alternate embodiments of the audio envelopes have other structural or operational features which work in concert with the sound module.
  • Motion Greeting Cards

    view source
  • US Patent:
    8448361, May 28, 2013
  • Filed:
    Oct 11, 2011
  • Appl. No.:
    13/270611
  • Inventors:
    David Sapp - North Ridgeville OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Anastasia Taylor - San Diego CA,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Tiger Qiao - Shanghai,
    Jerry Guo - Shanghai,
  • Assignee:
    American Greetings Corporation - Cleveland OH
  • International Classification:
    G09F 1/00
  • US Classification:
    4012403, 40446, 40429, 40421
  • Abstract:
    The present invention and related disclosure describes greeting cards with moving elements or devices which are operable to create motion in connection with some portion of the greeting card. The greeting card may include a multi-panel greeting card body or a three-dimensional foam greeting card body. At least one movable object is contained upon or within the greeting card body. A sound module having at least one pre-recorded digital audio file saved therein and a motor module are contained and concealed within the greeting card body. One or more switches may be used to activate the sound and motor modules, causing the pre-recorded audio file to play and causing movement of the movable or mobile object.
  • Electronic Greeting Cards

    view source
  • US Patent:
    2008028, Nov 27, 2008
  • Filed:
    May 23, 2008
  • Appl. No.:
    12/126235
  • Inventors:
    Josef A. Mandelbaum - Beachwood OH,
    Rajiv Jain - Monte Sereno CA,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
    Cathy Tasse - Westlake OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Eliza DeVogel - Lakewood OH,
    Katalina Speck - Westlake OH,
    Mary McClain - Shaker Heights OH,
    Sharon Bogdanski - North Olmsted OH,
    Mindy Leeders - Canton OH,
    Catherine Gruntman - North Olmsted OH,
  • International Classification:
    B65D 73/02
    G09F 1/06
  • US Classification:
    4012401
  • Abstract:
    Electronic greeting cards include a greeting card with two or more interconnected panels in combination with a digital multimedia player device which includes an electronic display and an audio output, and circuitry which is operative to receive, store and play digital multimedia files and content. The various greeting card structures cover and encapsulate or otherwise house and adorn the digital multimedia player. Digital files are loaded on to the digital multimedia player by a connection to a network, or directly from a data storage device such as an SD card or USB connection or compact flash which interfaces with a port in the digital multimedia player. Pre-recorded digital multimedia greeting card content is either pre-loaded on a portable data storage device, or selected for purchase and downloaded or transferred for replay by the digital multimedia player of the electronic greeting card.
  • Two Sound Gatefold Greeting Cards

    view source
  • US Patent:
    2010028, Nov 18, 2010
  • Filed:
    May 14, 2010
  • Appl. No.:
    12/780062
  • Inventors:
    Erik Flesher - Avon OH,
    Emily Gross - Lakewood OH,
    David Mayer - Bay Village OH,
    Eliza DeVogal - Lakewood OH,
    Katalina Speck - Westlake OH,
    Sharon Bogdanski - Westlake OH,
    Allison Marsh - Ravenna OH,
    Kimberly Bikowski - Avon OH,
  • International Classification:
    G09F 1/04
  • US Classification:
    4012403
  • Abstract:
    A sound-producing greeting card that can play two or more separate and distinct digital audio clips. The greeting card has a gatefold design and includes dual slide activators that trigger the two separate and distinct audio clips. In one embodiment both digital audio clips are pre-recorded digital audio clips that may be music, sound or a verbal messages. In other embodiments, one digital audio clip is pre-recorded and the other can be a personalized consumer recorded message. The greeting card has a push button that activates recording of the personalized message. The greeting cards may additionally contain a mechanism that permanently changes the card from preview mode, wherein a consumer can record a personal message that will automatically be played back and erased, to a permanent mode wherein the consumer recorded message is saved and replayed each time one of the panels of the greeting card is opened.

Resumes

Kimberly Bikowski Photo 1

Product Development Professional

view source
Position:
Stay at home mom/ blogger at Mypinterestrereality.com
Location:
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Industry:
Retail
Work:
Mypinterestrereality.com since 2009
Stay at home mom/ blogger

American Greetings Feb 2006 - Nov 2009
Research and Development Manager- New Product Concepts

American Greetings Feb 2006 - Jun 2007
Associate Product Manager

Walmart Aug 2005 - Feb 2006
Senior Product Development Manager- Hometrends

Walmart Jul 2004 - Aug 2005
Product Development Manager- Hometrends
Education:
Kent State University 1998 - 2001
BFA, Fashion Merchandising
Kent State University 1998 - 2001
BA, Marketing
Fashion Institute of Technology New 1997 - 1998
School; B.B.A, Business and Administration; Marketing
Interests:
A product developer by trade. My blog focuses on my love of creativity through photography, crafting, DIYing, and cooking.

Facebook

Kimberly Bikowski Photo 2

Kimberly Clark Bikowski

view source

Googleplus

Kimberly Bikowski Photo 3

Kimberly Bikowski

Lived:
Pittsburgh, PA
Cleveland Ohio
Bentonville, AR
New York City, NY
Work:
American Greetings - Product Innovation Manager (2006-2010)
Wal-Mart - Senior Product Manager (2001-2006)
Education:
Kent State University - BS in Marketing, Kent State University - BSA in Fashion Merchandising
Relationship:
Married
About:
A product developer by trade, a stay at home mom by day and a lover of anything I can create for myself, my family or my friends.
Kimberly Bikowski Photo 4

Kimberly “Mypinterestreal...

Relationship:
Married
About:
A product developer by trade, a stay at home mom by day and a lover of anything I can create for myself, my family or my friends. You can also find me at: mypinterestreality.com

Get Report for Kimberly L Bikowski from Coraopolis, PA, age ~42
Control profile