FOOTWEAR AND LAST

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America

APP PUB NO 20200015547A1
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16487963

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A footwear last (1) comprising a hind foot section and a forefoot section joined by a midfoot section. The forefoot section is defined by a three reference points which define a reference point circumference (9, FIGS. 1 and 2). The hind foot section is equivalent to a predetermined shoe (20) size (37) while the forefoot section is equivalent to a shoe (20) size (37) between 2 and 3 sizes larger than said predetermined shoe (20) size (37) using the Paris point system. An article of footwear made using said last (1) comprises an upper (22), a midsole (30, FIG. 6) and an outer sole (40). The upper (22) has an outer layer (21) and an inner layer, which inner layer comprises an elastic panel (25) arranged to cover the first and/or fifth metatarsophalangeal joint of a user. The midsole (30) has a first layer and a second layer, wherein the first layer is arranged to line the footbed of the shoe (20) and the second layer is arranged to provide a shock absorbing layer. The outer sole (40) is secured to the upper (22) on assembly to complete the article of footwear. FIG. 3 A footwear last (1) comprising a hind foot section and a forefoot section joined by a midfoot section. The forefoot section is defined by a three reference points which define a reference point circumference (9, FIGS. 1 and 2). The hind foot section is equivalent to a predetermined shoe (20) size (37) while the forefoot section is equivalent to a shoe (20) size (37) between 2 and 3 sizes larger than said predetermined shoe (20) size (37) using the Paris point system. An article of footwear made using said last (1) comprises an upper (22), a midsole (30, FIG. 6) and an outer sole (40). The upper (22) has an outer layer (21) and an inner layer, which inner layer comprises an elastic panel (25) arranged to cover the first and/or fifth metatarsophalangeal joint of a user. The midsole (30) has a first layer and a second layer, wherein the first layer is arranged to line the footbed of the shoe (20) and the second layer is arranged to provide a shock absorbing layer. The outer sole (40) is secured to the upper (22) on assembly to complete the article of footwear.

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KAY, Lisa London, GB 2 0

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