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In a trademark case in 1965, a federal court's appeals ruled in favor of the Royal Tops Company, determining that yo-yo had become a part of common speech and that Duncan no longer had exclusive rights to the term.
In 1979, dentist and yo-yo celebrity Tom Kuhn patented the “No Jive 3-in-1” yo-yo, creating the world's first "take-apart" yo-yo, which enabled yo-yo players to change the axle.The new version also enabled users to collect their friends in to groups so that they could "Yo" a number of people with 1 tap.Since its release, Yo has been downloaded over 3 million times and over 100 million 'Yo's were sent.There are many new types of ball bearings in the market which deviate from the original design and/or material of the standard stainless steel ball bearing.For example, a certain type of bearing has an inward facing curved surface, to prevent the string from rubbing on the sides of the yo-yo, which would cause unwanted friction when performing intricate string tricks.In July 2014 some of the copies and parodies received copyright complaints from Yo, with Or Arbel saying "Yo has spawned many clones...
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Shinji Saito remains the most decorated yo-yoer of all-time with 13 World Titles. In the simplest play, the string is intended to be wound on the spool by hand; The yo-yo is thrown downwards, hits the end of the string, then winds up the string toward the hand, and finally the yo-yo is grabbed, ready to be thrown again.
One of the most basic tricks is called the sleeper, where the yo-yo spins at the end of the string for a noticeable amount of time before returning to the hand.
It was known in ancient Greece, but it is often associated with Japanese culture, because it is very popular in China.
The World Yo-Yo Contest has historically been dominated by the Japanese—taking home 71 World Titles in the past 22 years.
The business started with a dozen handmade toys; by November 1929, Flores was operating two additional factories in Los Angeles and Hollywood, which altogether employed 600 workers and produced 300,000 units daily.