|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/295; 099/323; 099/306|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 28|
A brew basket for an automatic drip coffee maker has a funnel-shape with a relatively wide top end and relatively narrow bottom end. A stepped support ring is integral in and defines a ledge around a circumference of the brew basket. A coffee filter pod is supported on its periphery by the support ring during brewing.
What is claimed is: 1. An automatic drip coffee maker brew basket comprising: a hollow, funnel-shaped brew basket having a relatively wide top end and a relatively narrow bottom end, with both the top and bottom ends being open to allow a liquid to flow freely through the basket, the bottom end opening being defined by a bottom edge of the bottom end; a stepped support ring integral in and defining a sloped ledge around a circumference of the brew basket, wherein the circumference is below the top end and above the bottom end; whereby a coffee filter po...