US Patent No: 7,380,354

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Shoe that fits to a foot with belts

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20050115111

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Abstract

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A shoe with belts according to the present invention comprising an upper, a sole S that has a first and second roll-up portions S11, S10 rolling upwards along side faces of a foot, and first and second belts 51, 52. The first belt 51 is fixed to the first roll-up portion S11 at a first joined portion 58 on the medial side of the foot. The second belt 52 is fixed to the second roll-up portion S10 at a second joined portion 59 on the lateral side of the foot. The pair of belts 51, 52 cross each other at a position approximately above the navicular bone 91. The first belt 51 can be arranged in a tensioned state along a path extending from the medial side of the foot to the vicinity of an ankle on the lateral side of the foot through the crossing position 57. The second belt 52 can be arranged in a tensioned state along a path extending from the lateral side to the vicinity of the ankle on the medial side of the foot through the crossing position 57.

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ASICS CORPORATIONKOBE321

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lu, Jhon Kobe, JP 2 9
Morikawa, Yasuhiro Kobe, JP 28 26
Yamashita, Yoshio Kobe, JP 54 435

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
NIKE, INC. (2)
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D365438 Shoe upper 37 1994
 
Carter; Robert G. (1)
5,269,078 Apparatus for supplying supporting force 35 1991
 
CROCS, INC. (1)
6,052,920 Sandal with x-cross weave straps 39 1998
 
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION (1)
6,772,541 Footwear securement system 15 2002
 
Jaggo, Inc. (1)
5,544,430 Athletic shoe cover and ankle support combination 34 1994
 
MIZUNO CORPORATION (1)
6,505,424 Athletic shoe structure 45 2001
 
MUNSCHY, DOROTHY G., AS TRUSTEE OF THE DOROTHY G. MUNSCHY TRUST, DATED DECEMBER 3, 1998. (1)
5,699,629 Adjustable footwear 24 1996
 
NIKE, INC. AND NIKE INTERNATIONAL, LTD. (1)
4,922,630 Athletic shoe with inversion resisting device 64 1988
 
Oansh Designs, Ltd. (1)
5,400,529 Sports medicine shoe 37 1993
 
SCHWINN BICYCLE AND FITNESS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,845,864 Cyclist's shoe and the like with separately adjustable diagonal and transverse straps for independent instep and forefoot fit control 45 1988
 
SOCIETE A RESPONSABILITE LIMITTE DITE: ADIDAS FABRIQUE DE CHAUSSURES DE SPORT (1)
4,577,419 High-top shoe 75 1984
 
WOLVERINE WORLD WIDE, INC. (1)
6,490,814 Sandal construction and method for manufacturing same 6 2001
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (10)
4,411,077 Athletic shoe with attached ankle brace 38 1982
4,677,767 Shock absorbing surgical shoe 37 1986
5,176,624 Shoe bandage 37 1991
5,181,873 Water sport footware 16 1991
5,211,672 Protective shoe 23 1991
5,819,439 Sneaker for bodybuilders 32 1995
5,913,483 Shoelace and tied knot securing apparatus 24 1998
6,272,772 Footwear support system 6 1999
6,270,468 Shoe, ankle orthosis and method for protecting the ankle 25 2000
6,944,976 Protective and/or decorative shoe cover 1 2003

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
EASTON SPORTS, INC. (2)
8,596,650 Hockey skate 0 2011
8,684,368 Hockey skate 0 2012
 
Ektio, LLC (2)
D635748 Sneaker 26 2009
D634918 Sneaker 27 2009
 
EKTIO INC. (1)
D656715 Sneaker 24 2010

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