TODAY’S PATENT – TRAVEL MUG LID
The travel mug lid was invented by Mr. Hongyuan Han, patent was granted by USPTO on 27th June, 2017 bearing patent No. USD790272S1. The current invention is assigned to Barenthal North America Inc. The design of the travel mug lid is generic, and has been granted a design patent considering the ornamental design of it.
The travel mug lid is circular, a screw-on lid that slides to open to take quick sips. A travel mug usually has a spill-proof lid. This lid is designed to keep liquids from spilling out when cars go over bumps. The spill-proof design is also helpful for keeping heat inside the cup.