Patent Number: 7,712,631

Title: Method for liquid dispensing using a dispense head

Abstract: A liquid dispensing device including a dispense head configured to be placed and secured onto a bottle of liquid in a manner which enables the liquid to be dispensed. The dispense head includes a stopper having gas inlets and a liquid intake tube. A gas intake and a dispense spout are also mounted on the dispense head. A valve assembly allows pressurized gas to be introduced into the dispense head and into the bottle of liquid such that selective channeling of gas or liquid can be controlled to flow through the dispense spout thus enabling either liquid to pour through the spout or gas to clear the spout. A system utilizing this dispense head and a method of dispensing liquid using this head are possible with this device.

Inventors: Taradalsky; Morris (San Jose, CA), Rittiman; Ross (San Jose, CA), Vetter; Edward A. (Santa Clara, CA), Gallant; Benjamin M. (Berkeley, CA)

Assignee: Napa Technology

International Classification: B67D 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018