Anita Suk Ping Liu has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A handle accessory includes an elongate rim mount having by parallel, spaced inner and outer flanges forming a downwardly directed receiving groove which is adapted to engage over and receive a bowl rim. A thumb rest extends outward from the outer flange along the lower edge portion thereof and centrally thereof. This rest has an upwardly curving outer end portion which tends to assist in retaining the thumb on the rest and preventing any accidental slipping therefrom. An upper flange, which is preferably coextensive with the length of the rim mount, tapers upwardly and inwardly relative thereto, providing a scraping edge against which the filled spoon can be easily slid to level the food, preferably no higher than the upper rim of the spoon. It will also be recognized that this upper flange an effective splatter shield for the outwardly positioned thumb.