US Patent No. 10,919,681

BAG IN BOX CONTAINER


Patent No. 10,919,681
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Bag In Box Container
Inventorship Joseph Bohache, Milford, OH (US)
Ian Oliver Malott, Hyde Park, OH (US)
Rainer Bernhard Teufel, Worthington, OH (US)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,919,681

1. A bag in box container comprising:a tap dispenser engaged with said bag in box container;
a front panel that is a dispensing side of said bag in box container, a rear panel opposite said front panel, opposing side panels connecting said front panel to said rear panel, a bottom panel below said tap dispenser, and a top panel opposite said bottom panel, wherein said front panel has a front panel exterior facing surface and an opposing front panel interior facing surface;
a removable tear strip in said front panel at least partially covering said tap dispenser;
a tap dispenser seating panel having an upper part facing said front panel and a movable bottom part with which said tap dispenser is engaged, wherein said movable bottom part has a first position away from said front panel interior facing surface and a second position facing said front panel interior facing surface when said removable tear strip is separated from said front panel;
a first leg flap positioned exterior to said bottom panel, said first leg flap extending from a first proximal end associated with said bag in box container to a first distal end and having a first hinge line positioned between said first proximal end and said first distal end;
a second leg flap positioned exterior to said bottom panel, said second leg flap extending from a second proximal end associated with said bag in box container to a second distal end and having a second hinge line positioned between said second proximal end and said second distal end;
a first discontinuity in said bottom panel positioned between said first hinge line and said first distal end and operably engageable with said first distal end when said first leg flap is folded about said first hinge line; and
a second discontinuity in said bottom panel positioned between said second hinge line and said second distal end and operably engageable with said second distal end when said second leg flap is folded about said second hinge line, wherein, when said first distal end is engaged with said first discontinuity and said second distal end is engaged with said second discontinuity a resting plane defined by said hinge lines is separated from said tap dispenser.