Is this Patent Registered or just applied — US 2012/0228338 Vented spout
There is no Invention in it. There are already many such products in market, but this guy is claiming to be the inventor. This type of product has been around for many years.
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If you look in Public PAIR http://portal.uspto.gov/external/portal/pair you can get the exact status of this application. It ia listed as "Docketed New Case - Ready for Examination" -i.e. not yet granted. It has not yet been examined and if you are correct, the Examiners should reject it. You will be able to follow the progress in PAIR.