|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A47J-031/42 A47J-031/00 A47J-031/44 A47J-031/06 A47J-031/36|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 30|
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to an espresso or other coffee drink maker that is configured to accept a number of different forms of coffee grounds. It may accept powder/coffee grounds that are loose, coffee capsules, coffee pods, (e.g., “ESE” (easy serving espresso) pods), or any other format. The machine may also be provided with an optional built-in grinder, which allows the machine to accept fresh coffee beans, in order to grind and brew them on-site, in a single machine. Such espresso/coffee drink makers find particular use o...
1. An espresso or coffee drink machine designed to accept more than one brewing interface component, comprising: (a) a base component comprising an interface connection;(b) a first brewing interface component comprising (i) an upper main body holder portion with a cavity for receiving a particularly-shaped grounds holder, (ii) a lower portion for supporting the grounds holder, the upper main body holder portion and the lower portion being hingedly or slidably connected to one another to enclose the grounds holder, and (iii) a securing feature on the uppe...