US Patent No: 4,865,233

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Pouring cover engageable with a plurality of standard containers

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A cover with a pouring spout is constructed to engage a plurality of standard containers, such as as paint cans, having different configurations. These cans in any given size may be of metal of plastic, and each will have a particular rim configuration. The cover is adapted to engage and seal either of there, and confine the contents of the can so that there is no leakage or rim contamination as the contents are poured out.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kain, Karon L 13980 21 Mile Rd., Gowan, MI 49326 1 23

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 4,298,134 System for reusing paint cans 26 1980
 
VALSPAR CORPORATION (1)
* 4,380,304 Container having an integral handle an a closure 76 1981
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
* 4,961,510 Sanitary lid for metal beverage container 64 1989
D360579 Paint can spout and lid 6 1993
* 5,388,715 Spill proof paint lid 9 1994
D404648 Dripless paint can spout 0 1994
6,269,977 Stackable container cover 113 2000
D460358 Pouring spout arrangement 6 2001
 
TYME, JUICE (1)
* 6,561,386 Ball check valve assembly 20 2002
 
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY (9)
D482973 Square paint container 25 2001
D473790 Paint container insert 11 2001
D472145 Paint container lid 18 2001
6,983,862 Container and lid assembly 35 2002
D500953 Container for coating materials 16 2003
D573475 Square paint container 7 2003
D511101 Round paint container with handle 23 2003
D510866 Round paint container 7 2003
D563228 Container for coating materials 4 2004
 
Northwestern Bottle Company (1)
* 5,244,113 Container lid assembly 64 1992
 
GAS-O-HAUL, INCORPORATED (1)
* 7,344,052 Apparatus for storing and dispensing liquids 8 2004
 
RAPAK, LLC (1)
7,404,542 Valve for a flexible container 0 2005
 
THE CLOROX COMPANY (1)
* 2010/0187,195 Bottle With Directed Pour Spout 1 2009
 
Brasilata S/A Embalagens Metalicas (1)
6,675,983 Can for paint white base 2 2001
 
NSI Innovation LLP (1)
D480973 Design for a round paint container 23 2002
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
* 5,996,833 Tamper evident dust cover for a drum bung 26 1997
 
WRIGHT, THEODORE O., JR. (1)
* 4,949,884 Paint can lid with drip-free pour spout 43 1989
* Cited By Examiner