US 9,809,440 B2
Combination dispenser drinking cup holder and drip collector apparatus
Dallas Kellerman, Belleville, IL (US)
Filed by Dallas Kellerman, Belleville, IL (US)
Filed on Feb. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/42,604.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/165,436, filed on May 22, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0340169 A1, Nov. 24, 2016
Int. Cl. B67D 1/16 (2006.01); B67D 3/00 (2006.01)
CPC B67D 1/16 (2013.01) [B67D 3/009 (2013.01); B67D 3/0054 (2013.01); B67D 2210/00065 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A combination dispenser cup holder and drip collection apparatus comprising, in combination:
a support member upon which a beverage dispenser having a spigot is placed;
a front member extending downwardly at a right angle from the support member and having a slot;
a first cup-holding member extending outwardly at a right angle from the front member and below the spigot, wherein the first cup-holding member comprises a fixed contoured tab and a movable contoured tab, and wherein the fixed and movable contoured tabs form an opening to receive a drinking cup into which liquid from the spigot may be dispensed;
a base slide having an upper end attached to the movable contoured tab and a lower end seated within the slot of the front member to permit movement of the movable contoured tab in a direction parallel to the front member to adjust the opening to accommodate drinking cups of variable size; and
a second cup-holding member extending outwardly at a right angle from the front member and below the first cup-holding member, the second cup-holding member adapted to receive a drip collecting cup into which drips from the spigot may be collected when the drinking cup is not present in the first cup-holding member.