Flexible beverage container

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FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of my design for a flexible beverage container.

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side is identical; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.


The ornamental design for the flexible beverage container, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D392559 March 24, 1998 Smith et al.
D399731 October 20, 1998 Petzold
D410838 June 8, 1999 Berman
D412665 August 10, 1999 Smith et al.
D419435 January 25, 2000 Bonfigli
D420900 February 22, 2000 Berman
D425409 May 23, 2000 Gilliam
D425410 May 23, 2000 Berman
D429459 August 15, 2000 Berman
D430794 September 12, 2000 Parent-Inch
4837849 June 6, 1989 Erickson
4886373 December 12, 1989 Corella
5059036 October 22, 1991 Richison et al.
5350240 September 27, 1994 Billman
5699909 December 23, 1997 Foster
Other references
  • Photocopy and sample of Capri Sun Beverage Container.
  • Photocopy and of Hi-C Beverage Container.
  • Three sheets of design patent applications drawings from the Coca-Cola company.
Patent History
Patent number: D437549
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 4, 2000
Date of Patent: Feb 13, 2001
Assignee: Saddlesprings Beverage Co. (Torrance, CA)
Inventor: Ronald H. Berman (Long Beach, CA)
Primary Examiner: Cathron Brooks
Attorney, Agent or Law Firms: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins, Philip H. Haymond
Application Number: 29/121,358
Current U.S. Class: D9/305
International Classification: 0905;