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Title: US5971829: Motorized ice cream cone
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Hartman, Richard B.; Issaquah, WA 98027

Assignee: None

Published / Filed: 1999-10-26 / 1998-03-06

Application Number: US1998000036398

IPC Code: Advanced: A23G 9/32; A23G 9/44; A23G 9/50; B65D 85/78;
Core: B65D 85/72; more...
IPC-7: A63H 33/00; B65D 85/78;

ECLA Code: A23G9/44; A23G9/50D; B65D85/78;

U.S. Class: Current: 446/236; 040/430; 426/104; 426/132; 446/073; 446/076;
Original: 446/236; 446/073; 446/076; 040/430; 426/132; 426/104;

Field of Search: 446/071,73,74,76,236 040/414,430 426/132,134,135,104

Priority Number:
1998-03-06  US1998000036398

Abstract:     A novelty amusement eating receptacle for supporting, rotating and sculpting a portion of ice cream or similarly malleable food while it is being consumed comprising: a hand-held housing, a cup rotatably supported by the hand-held housing and adapted to receive and contain a portion of ice cream or food product of similar consistency, and a drive mechanism in the hand-held housing for imparting rotation upon the cup and rotationally feeding its contents against a person's outstretched tongue.

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Hafer, Robert A.; Fossum, Laura

Maintenance Status: R1 Reinstated

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Family: None

First Claim:
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I claim:     1. A novelty amusement eating device for supporting, containing, rotating and sculpting a food portion of malleable consistency during consumption comprising:
  • a) a housing adapted to be grasped and supported by a person's hand, said housing being substantially cone-shaped simulating the appearance of a common edible pastry cone;
  • b) a cup rotatable supported by said housing, said cup being adapted to receive and contain a food portion of substantially malleable consistency, said food portion having a periphery or outer surface; and
  • c) a drive mechanism supported by said housing, said drive mechanism including rotating means for imparting a rotary motion upon said cup, said rotary motion providing feeding means for rotationally feeding said periphery of said food portion against a person's outstretched tongue.

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Patent  Pub.Date  Inventor Assignee   Title
Get PDF - 3pp US2162224  1939-06 Legge   Receptacle
Get PDF - 3pp US2547651  1951-04 McCrum   Ice cream dipper
Get PDF - 4pp US2581879* 1952-01 Powers    
Get PDF - 5pp US3598062  1971-08 Weinstein   FOOD PRODUCT SCOOPER
Get PDF - 6pp US3814360  1974-06 Samuelian et al.  General Signal Corporation BOWL SUPPORTING TURNTABLE FOR KITCHEN MIXER
Get PDF - 10pp US4231496  1980-11 Gilson   Food dispensing utensil
Get PDF - 6pp US4490931  1985-01 Fleemin   Display device and method
Get PDF - 4pp US4764850  1988-08 Albanese   Solar-powered display device
Get PDF - 5pp US5209692  1993-05 Coleman et al.   Combination, a novelty toy and a candy holding device
Get PDF - 7pp US5224646  1993-07 Biancosini   Dripless ice cream holder
Get PDF - 7pp US5536054  1996-07 Liaw  Jyco Inc. Lollypop holder
Get PDF - 11pp US5553643  1996-09 Goldbarb et al.  Hasbro, Inc. Apparatus and method for rapidly rotating containers to produce multi-aspect designs
Get PDF - 6pp US5582532  1996-12 Tucker   Glitter toy
Get PDF - 4pp US5690535  1997-11 Coleman et al.   Twin spins spin pop
Get PDF - 7pp US5736659  1998-04 Kyle, Jr.   Musical rotating cake plate
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Foreign References: None

Other Abstract Info: DERABS G1999-632625 DERABS G1999-632625

Other References:
  • Cap Toys. 1996 product catalog, p. 14. (Cap Toys, Inc., 1996).

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