|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/009.2; 220/565; 220/666; 004/488; 004/585; 004/588; 004/506; 383/033; 383/104|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 32|
Collapsible structures are provided that have an enclosed interior space that can be used to hold and contain water or other matter. The interior space is defined by an enclosing wall and a base that are both waterproof to prevent leakage of the water or matter contained in the interior space. None, one or more foldable frame members can be provided as part of the enclosing wall and the base, or a foldable frame member can be provided as part of a rim member. The frame members allow the resulting structure to be twisted and folded to reduce the overall ...
What is claimed is: 1. A collapsible structure comprising: an annular rim member defining a central opening, the rim member including a foldable frame member having a folded and an unfolded orientation, a sleeve that retains the frame member, and at least one inflatable member retained inside the sleeve; and a flexible and waterproof material attached to the rim member to form a containing member that defines a containing space therewithin, the containing member having a base that has a diameter that is greater than the diameter of the rim member when t...