Patent Number: 6,253,936

Title: Drink dispenser for collapsible liquid containers, and related method

Abstract: A drink dispenser includes a dispenser body having an opening which permits passage of a fluid to be consumed therethrough, a rigid guide tube extending from the body opening, and a flexible fluid container which is supported relative to the guide tube. The flexible fluid container is adapted to extend away from the guide tube relative to the body opening when filled with the fluid to be consumed, and fully collapse into the guide tube as the fluid is withdrawn therefrom. A mouthpiece is provided which is in fluid flow communication with fluid contained within the flexible fluid container, and a valve prevents air-flow from the mouthpiece into the flexible fluid container.

Inventors: Kong; Carl Cheung Tung (Los Angeles, CA)


International Classification: A61J 9/00 (20060101); A61J 15/00 (20060101); A61J 009/00 (); A61J 011/00 (); A61J 009/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018