Shoe having lace fitting structure

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8959799
APP PUB NO 20120124866A1
SERIAL NO

13380804

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A shoe having a sole, an upper including a first opening and a second opening, and shoelace means, the upper including: a first side edge portion having a plurality of first eyelets; a second side edge portion arranged between the plurality of first eyelets and having one or more second eyelets which the shoelace means engages with; a movable portion for allowing the second eyelet to move with respect to the first eyelets both in a transverse direction across the second opening and a diagonal front-back direction that is perpendicular to the transverse direction and is extending along the instep; and a main portion covering a medial side surface, a lateral side surface, a toe, the instep and a back surface of a foot, the main portion including the first side edge portion and excluding the second side edge portion and the movable portion; the second eyelet is relatively displaced via the movable portion with respect to the main portion both in the transverse direction and the diagonal front-back direction in response to a change in a direction of a resultant force between a first tensile force and a second tensile force acting upon the second side edge portion from a V-shaped portion of the shoelace means engaging with the second eyelet while transitioning from a flat-footed position to a heel-raised position.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ASICS CORPORATIONKOBE140

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ikezawa, Tomoko Kobe, JP 4 10
Moriyasu, Kenta Kobe, JP 20 111
Nagata, Moe London, GB 4 10
Nakaya, Seigo Kobe, JP 14 100
Nishiwaki, Tsuyoshi Kobe, JP 43 521

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASICS CORPORATION (4)
* 7823298 Athletic shoes having an upper whose fitting property is improved 9 2004
2006/0162,190 Sports shoes having upper part with improved fitting property 13 2004
* 8272148 Sports shoes having upper part with improved fitting property 4 2007
* 8375602 Shoe having lace fitting structure 2 2007
 
SALOMON S.A. (3)
* 5940990 Shoe with an at least partially elastic lining and volume adjusting system 34 1996
* 5966841 Sport boot 30 1997
* 6367169 Shoe having an at least partially elastic lining and volume adjusting system 22 1999
 
SALOMON S.A.S. (2)
* 5167084 Internal tightening device for cross-country ski boot 14 1990
* 7159340 Boot for sporting activities 15 2003
 
NIKE, INC. (1)
* 8479415 Article of footwear with a detachable wrap 5 2010
 
Needa International Co. Ltd (1)
* 2002/0069,556 Fastening system for shoes 1 2001
 
LOWA" SPORTSCHUHE GMBH,JETZENDORF,,DE “LOWA” SPORTSCHUHE GMBH,“LOWA” Sportschuhe GmbH,JETZENDORF,,DE LOWA SPORTSCHUHE GMBH,"LOWA" SPORTSCHUHE GMBH,85305 JETZENDORF,,DE LOWATERS NURSERY,Lowaters Nursery,SOUTHAMPTON HAMPSHIRE,,GB LOW BEE T,"LOW, BEE T. (1)
* 2011/0296,712 SHOE, FOR EXAMPLE SHOE WITH A HIGH UPPER 2 2009
* Cited By Examiner

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