|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23F-005/00 A23F-003/00 B65B-029/02|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/433 ; 426/080 ; 426/082 ; 426/435 ; 426/077|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 23 인용 특허 : 18|
A beverage infuser includes a cap that is attachable to a drinking cup and that includes a drinking port, and a strainer basket attachable to the cap. The strainer basket is configured to hold loose tea leaves, or coffee grounds etc. and includes a position in which it is suspended into the cup when the cap and strainer basket are attached to one another.
[ I claim:] [1.] A method of preparing a coffee or tea drink, comprising the steps of:providing a cup, a cap attachable to the cup and having a drinking port, and a strainer basket attachable to the cap;placing coffee grounds or tea leaves into the strainer basket;attaching the strainer basket to the cap;placing hot water in the cup;securing the cap on the cup;causing the strainer basket to be suspended within the hot water and thereby causing the tea leaves or coffee grounds to steep in the hot water to form a drink;withdrawing the strainer basket towar...