07836819 is referenced by 19 patents and cites 19 patents.

A cartridge for extracting a beverage from a particulate substance contained therein by means of water under pressure, the cartridge comprising: a main body comprising a cup portion and a lid portion, the cup portion comprising a base, a sidewall and a rim opposed to the base, the lid portion being fixedly attached to the rim of the cup portion so as to define an internal volume of the cartridge, the internal volume of the cartridge housing the particulate substance comprised within filtering means for retaining the particulate substance and for percolating fluid substances therethrough, the lid portion comprising a lid port defining a first passage for percolation fluid substances, the base of the cup portion comprising a cup port defining a second passage for percolation fluid substances, wherein the base comprises a plurality of ridges directly formed thereon and protruding towards the internal volume of the cartridge, so as to support the filtering means and the particulate substance and to define a fine canalization between the filtering means and the cup port.

Title
Beverage extraction assembly for extracting a beverage from a particulate substance contained in a cartridge
Application Number
10/590286
Publication Number
7836819 (B2)
Application Date
March 22, 2005
Publication Date
November 23, 2010
Inventor
Bruno Dellapietra
Duino Aurisina
IT
Frans Van Eeden
Milan
IT
Luca Mastropasqua
Trieste
IT
Furio Suggi Liverani
Trieste
IT
Agent
Cantor Colburn
Assignee
Illycaffe′ S p A
IT
IPC
A47J 31/40
A47J 31/06
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