|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 49 인용 특허 : 48|
A plastic drink-through lid of the type having a deck, a peripheral skirt, and a partially separable, preformed tab in the deck to form a drink-through hold which does not extend through the peripheral skirt. The tab has an upstanding thumb catch preformed thereon. The fold back hinge is formed in the deck immediately adjacent the tab and spaced less than about one-half of the lid radius from the periphery. This creates a very short throw which allows a user to open the tab and lock it back with the thumb of the same hand that is holding the cup.
1. A plastic drink-through lid for an open top drink cup with a rim, said lid being of the type generally having a deck portion, an integral rim engaging skirt; the improvement comprising a preformed, at least partially separated, fold-back tab formed within the deck adjacent but spaced in its entirety from the skirt to create a drink-through opening in the deck when folded back; a preformed hinge in the deck extending along the interior edge of the tab; the hinge lying sufficiently close to the peripheral skirt that the tab, when folded back, lies entir...