|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/469 ; 222/470 ; 222/475.1 ; 222/516|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 17 인용 특허 : 5|
The present invention is a spill-resistant beverage server ideally suited for pouring beverages aboard airliners in flight. The server utilizes a plurality of small pour openings and a closed top which prevents accidental spillage in the event of rough flying conditions. A thumb actuator lever opens the pour openings when in use and a closing device closes the pour openings when the thumb actuator is released. The server is shaped to provide a low center of gravity, even when the container is full, thereby providing a stable server resistant to tipping. ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A beverage server for containing a fluid, the beverage server comprising:a container having a bottom, an outer wall extending upwardly from the bottom, and a top opposite the bottom and overhanging the bottom, the top defining a fill opening and at least one pour opening, the container having a handle extending from the outer wall and further having a lower lip extending outwardly from the outer wall proximate the pour opening;an actuator ring rotatably engaged with the top of the container for movement between an open posit...