05779071 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 14 patents.

A container having an open top and being adapted to be filled with liquid, wherein a vacuum is prevented from being formed within the container when inverted comprising a receptacle adapted to contain a quantity of liquid, a vent unit adapted to fit within the receptacle comprising a reservoir tube having an upper and lower portion, the reservoir tube having a proximal first end adjacent the top of the container and an open second end projecting sufficiently downwardly in the container, wherein the vent unit has an airway between the outside of the container and a point in the reservoir tube, a reservoir tube having a distal end having an opening, the vent tube projecting downwardly into the upper portion of the vent tube, and an airway extending from outside the container through the vent tube into the vent unit so that when the container is filled with liquid and inverted, the open end of the reservoir tube is above the liquid level in the container and the opening in the vent tube is above the liquid level in the upper portion of the vent unit forming a continuous air path from outside of the container through the extension and through the lower portion of the reservoir tube.

Title
Nursing bottle with an air venting structure
Application Number
511590
Publication Number
5779071
Application Date
January 19, 1996
Publication Date
July 14, 1998
Inventor
David E Hays
Desloge
MO, US
Bernard J Kemper
Bonne Terre
MO, US
Robert J Brown
Bonne Terre
MO, US
Craig E Brown
Mt. Zion
IL, US
Agent
Herzog Crebs & McGhee
Assignee
New Vent Designs
MO, US
IPC
A61J 9/04
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