US Patent Application No: 2012/0124,866

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SHOE HAVING LACE FITTING STRUCTURE

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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)

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ASICS CORPORATIONKOBE130

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ikezawa, Tomoko - 3 0
Moriyasu, Kenta - 18 47
Nagata, Moe - 3 0
Nakaya, Seigo Tokyo, JP 13 47
Nishiwaki, Tsuyoshi Kobe, JP 55 286

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASICS CORPORATION (3)
* 7,823,298 Athletic shoes having an upper whose fitting property is improved 7 2004
* 8,272,148 Sports shoes having upper part with improved fitting property 0 2007
* 8,375,602 Shoe having lace fitting structure 0 2007
 
SALOMON S.A. (3)
* 5,940,990 Shoe with an at least partially elastic lining and volume adjusting system 30 1996
* 5,966,841 Sport boot 28 1997
* 6,367,169 Shoe having an at least partially elastic lining and volume adjusting system 18 1999
 
SALOMON S.A.S. (2)
* 5,167,084 Internal tightening device for cross-country ski boot 9 1990
* 7,159,340 Boot for sporting activities 10 2003
 
LOWA" SPORTSCHUHE GMBH,JETZENDORF,,DE LOWAN,,,, LOWAN MANAGEMENT PTY LTD,,,, LOWAN PTY LTD,LOWAN (MANAGEMENT) PTY LIMITED,EAST GLENELG,,AU LOWARA SPA,"LOWARA, S.P.A. (1)
* 2011/0296,712 SHOE, FOR EXAMPLE SHOE WITH A HIGH UPPER 0 2009
 
Needa International Co. Ltd (1)
* 2002/0069,556 Fastening system for shoes 0 2001
 
NIKE, INC. (1)
* 8,479,415 Article of footwear with a detachable wrap 1 2010
* Cited By Examiner

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