|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||229/401 ; 220/738 ; 220/739 ; 229/403|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 38 인용 특허 : 9|
A blank for a cupholder to facilitate handling of cups containing hot beverages has one or more cuts defining a strip or a flap. The strip or flap can be folded relative to the or each cut to define a pocket or opening for receiving and retaining an accessory for the cup or the beverage, such as a spoon or a sachet of sugar.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A blank for forming a holder for a cup comprises a strip of card or other flexible material having an upper edge, a lower edge and two end portions, the end portions being securable together such that the holder can be moved between a substantially flat configuration and a tube-like configuration for receiving and retaining, in use, the cup, wherein one or more cuts in the strip allow a strip portion adjacent to the or each cut to be folded relative to the remainder of the strip to define a pocket or opening for receiving an...