This disclosure relates to the field of kitchen implements, specifically a kitchen implement for separating the solid portion of gravy from the liquid portion and then dispersing the liquid portion of the gravy through an opening in the bottom of the implement. A handle, release lever, and valve are provided to allow distribution and portion …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Andre Dean Cloutier, Adriana Phillips, Debra Lynne Sasken-Duff
Assignees (initial): Magellan Group, Ltd. (Blaine, US)
Agents: Dwayne E. Rogge (attorney), Schacht Law Office, Inc. (attorney)

The application was examined by Reginald L Alexander (USPTO dept. 3742)


  • 1. A gravy dispenser comprising: …
  • 2. The gravy dispenser as recited in claim 1 wherein …
  • 3. The gravy dispenser as recited in claim 1 further comprising a malleable gasket positioned …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of one embodiment of the gravy pitcher. FIG. 2 is a perspective exploded view thereof. FIG. 3 is a right side view …


Background of the Disclosure

a) Field of the Disclosure This disclosure relates to the field of kitchen implements, specifically a kitchen implement for separating the solid portion of gravy from the liquid portion. b) Background …

Description of the Preferred Embodiments

Before beginning a detailed description, an axes system 10 is disclosed as shown in FIG. 1 comprising a vertical axis 12 pointing in an upward direction and a radially outward …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The assignee classification - a United States company, invented by Debra Lynne Sasken-Duff et al., the invention is titled Gravy Pitcher, the assignee location is Blaine (US); its company is Magellan Group, Ltd., the published applicant's name is Phillips Adriana, the applicant's address - Bellingham, WA, the published agent's organization is Schacht Law Office, Inc., the grant publication number is 08763522, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, similar classification categories are Intercontrol or safety control, Nutcrackers, Integral with moving hulling member, Multi-purpose machines for preparing food, Bread-toasters, Tier cooking-vessels, Movable or adjustable carrier or grid, Rim engaging support, conveyer, Drawers for receiving ground material, the patent grant was extended by 266 days, categorized under By isolating a fluid constituent as a primary classification, the patent particularly claims a gravy dispenser comprising…, the inventor's name is Sasken-Duff Debra Lynne, the inventor's city is Blaine, state - WA, explained by 9 figures, the invention description is illustrated by 9 drawings, the application was examined by Reginald L Alexander (3742 USPTO department), claims 1-3 comprise the invention scope, the exemplary patent drawings are Gravy Pitcher, Perspective exploded view thereof, Right side view thereof, Perspective view of one embodiment, the patent was granted on Jul. 1, 2014, numbered 13/297,026 (application), the application publication date is Nov. 15, 2011.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Portable invertible, e.g., milk and cream separator, Plural, By isolating a fluid constituent, On handle, Resting on supporting receiver, e.g., portable, Generally lengthwise of handle, Other culinary hand implements, e.g. spatulas, pincers, forks or like food holders, ladles, skimming ladles, cooking spoons, Spoon-holders attached to cooking pots. The designated search classifications include Portable invertible, e.g., milk and cream separator, Hinged to handle, Graduated transparent container or trap, Movable handle interconnected with flow controller or closure, At upper edge of filtrate receiver, Resting on internal stop or surface, Graduated for level determination, Generally lengthwise of handle, By isolating a fluid constituent, Portable drainer, Handle and actuator for flow controller or closure juxtaposed for one handed manipulation, With Filter, For bottom discharge dispenser supported on horizontal surface, Plural, Nonpivoted actuator reciprocable lengthwise of handle, On handle, Gravitational Separator, With Tool or Implement Handle.

Patent details
Publication number 08763522
Publication date Jul. 1, 2014
Kind code B1
Application number 13/297,026
Application date Nov. 15, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 13
Extension term 266
National classification 99/495
Total number of claims 3
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 9
Number of figures 9
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