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US6857928: Non-spill container

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Douglas Thai ·
Assignee(s) Arko Development Limited ·
Attorney/Agent(s) Raymond Sun ·
Primary Examiner Derris H. Banks ·
Assistant Examiner Faye Francis ·
Application Number US10347639
Filing date 01/21/2003
Issue date 02/22/2005
Prior Publication Data
Predicted expiration date 08/10/2020
Patent term adjustment 101
U.S. Classifications 446/15  · 446/267  ·
International Classifications --
Kind CodeB2
International Classifications 446 15 · 446 16 · 446 17 · 446 18 · 446 19 · 446 20 · 446 21 · 446 22 · 446 74 · 446267 · 220254 · 220256 · 220259 · 220803 · 220804 · 220267 · 215364 ·
Related U.S. Application DataThis is a division of Ser. No. 09/847,934, filed May 3, 2001 now abandoned entitled “Non-Spill Container”, which is in turn a continuation-in-part of Ser. No. 09/696,986, entitled “Non-Spill Container”, filed Oct. 26, 2000 now U.S. Pat No. 6,638,131, which is in turn a continuation-in-part of Ser. No. 09/562,609, entitled “Non-Spill Container”, filed May 1, 2000 now U.S. Pat. No. 6,595,822, whose disclosures are incorporated by this reference as though fully set forth herein.
11 Claims, 9 Drawings


Abstract

A container has a cup-like lower body that receives liquid therein, the lower body having a bottom wall and an open upper mouth. The container also has an inverted cup-like upper body having a top wall and an open lower mouth, and an opening provided in the top wall. The upper body is removably connected to the lower body with the open mouths thereof in communication with each other to form an interior chamber. The container also includes a lid pivotably coupled to the top wall and covering the opening, and a stopper inserted through the opening.

Independent Claims | See all claims (11)

  1. 1. A bubble solution container assembly, comprising: a lower container body that receives liquid therein and having a bottom wall and an open upper mouth; an upper cylindrical body having a top wall and an open lower mouth, the top wall having a recess, and an opening provided in the recess, the upper body being removably connected to the lower body with the open mouths thereof in communication with each other to form an interior chamber; a tube extending from the opening into the interior chamber; a lid pivotably coupled to the top wall and covering the opening; and a bubble wand having a shaft that includes a lower end, and a loop that is provided at the lower end of the shaft; and wherein the shaft of the bubble wand is inserted through the opening so that a portion of the shaft blocks the opening to prevent spillage of the liquid in the interior chamber.
  2. 11. A bubble solution container assembly, comprising: a lower container body that receives liquid therein and having a bottom wall and an open upper mouth; an upper cylindrical body having a top wall and an open lower mouth, the top wall having a recess that has a Figure-8 configuration, and an opening provided in the recess, the upper body being removably connected to the lower body with the open mouths thereof in communication with each other to form an interior chamber; a lid pivotably coupled to the top wall and covering the opening; and a bubble wand having a shaft that includes a lower end, and a loop that is provided at the lower end of the shaft; and wherein the shaft of the bubble wand is inserted through the opening so that a portion of the shaft blocks the opening to prevent spillage of the liquid in the interior chamber.

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Referenced By

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US7524230 Arko Development Ltd. Douglas Thai Apr 2009
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Patent Family

Document NumberAssigneeInventorsIssue/Pub Date
US20030155364 Placo Corp. Douglas Thai Aug 2003
US6857928 Arko Development Limited Douglas Thai Feb 2005