Combined merchandise container and display device

  • US 6,070,752 A
  • Filed: 09/25/1998
  • Issued: 06/06/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/26/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A closure for a drink container, said closure comprising:

  • an inner member having an opening formed therein for receiving a straw and having a peripheral portion for mounting to the drink container;

    an outer member configured to be fitted to said inner member forming a compartment therebetween, said outer member also having an opening, with the opening of said outer member aligned with the opening of said inner member while the outer member is fitted to said inner member, with the aligned openings permitting penetration of a straw therethrough;

    wherein said inner member is shaped to prevent liquid from within the drink container from entering the compartment even while a straw penetrates the aligned openings of said inner and outer members; and

    a digital media disk is disposed within the compartment, wherein said compartment is shaped to closely receive the digital media disk, with the openings of said inner and outer members aligned with a center of the compartment to permit a straw penetrating said openings to pass through a center hole within the digital media disk.

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