|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/717 ; 215/011.4 ; 215/011.5 ; 215/387 ; 220/703 ; 220/714 ; 220/717|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 68 인용 특허 : 81|
A drinking device adapted for use by young children includes a cap adapted to sealingly cover a drinking cup. The cap has a spout and a mount, and a valve cartridge removably attached to the mount for controlling fluid flow through the spout. The valve cartridge is removable for easy cleaning or replacement, and includes a valve holder that manually, frictionally pressfits into a barrel-shaped mounting flange on the cap. The valve holder includes a grip to facilitate removal of the valve cartridge from the cap. A valve retainer snap-attaches to the valve...
[ The embodiments of the invention in which an exclusive property or privilege is claimed are defined as follows:] [1.] An apparatus for a drinking cup for young children, comprising:a cap having an upper side and a lower side with a tubular extension protruding upwardly from said upper side to define a spout shaped for reception within a mouth of a young child, said cap including a mounting flange extending downwardly from said lower side of said cap, and wherein a tip portion of said spout defines an outlet; anda valve cartridge positioned on said lowe...