|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/716; 220/703; 220/733|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 22|
A drinking aid adapted to engage, and facilitate drinking by a user from, a liquid container having a rim and an opening. The drinking aid has a body at least a portion of which defines a U-shaped groove adapted to receive the rim of the container when the rim slips into the groove and to create a mechanical engagement between the rim and the drinking aid. The body also engages the container to create a frictional fit between the drinking aid and the container. At least one of a column or angled arms disposed on the body form a V-shaped or U-shaped funne...
What is claimed: 1. An apparatus to facilitate drinking consisting essentially of: a container holding an edible liquid and having a rim defining a substantially horizontal plane and an opening, the container selected from the group consisting of a bowl, cup, and beverage container; and, a drinking aid having a body with a height of at least 0.25 inches, wherein at least a portion of the body defines a U-shaped groove adapted to receive the rim of the container when the rim slips into the groove, with the top of the body engaging the top of the rim, and...