|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/185.1 ; 222/146.6|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 7|
An improved water bottle design for use with a water cooler type bottled water dispensing apparatus is provided in which the water bottle includes a horizontal surface area positioned around the base of the neck of the bottle, where the bottle contacts an annular opening of the housing above an open end of a reservoir portion of the housing of the bottled water dispensing apparatus. This flat horizontal surface area results in greater stability for the water bottle on the housing than can be achieved with conventional bottles which engage the annular ope...
[ We claim:] [1.] A container for use with a water dispensing apparatus of the type in which a housing has an open upper end with an opening positioned over a reservoir portion, said container comprising:a hollow container body having a substantially flat top wall, said substantially flat top wall having an outer diameter greater than a diameter of the opening of said upper end of the housing; anda neck connected to said hollow container body radially inwardly of said flat top wall, said neck comprising a base having a diameter that is less than said dia...