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9027260 Article of footwear having an upper incorporating a knitted component  
An article of footwear has an upper that includes a knitted component and a sole structure secured to the upper. The knitted component may define a tube formed of unitary knit construction, and a...
8997380 Multi-piece upper for athletic footwear  
In one embodiment, an article of footwear includes a sole and an upper attached to the sole. The upper and sole and configured to envelop at least a portion of human foot. The upper further...
8991074 Footwear lacing system  
A shoe includes a shoe upper, a first lace and a second lace. The shoe upper includes a heel end, a toe end, and a mid-foot portion between the heel end and the toe end. The first lace is...
8991070 Shoe and method of making same  
The present invention is directed toward a shoe including an outsole, an upper, and a lining member integrated into the shoe. The sling includes a receptacle portion and a fastener assembly...
8984719 Closure system  
In some embodiments, a cam assembly and strap based closure system using a spiral is configured for bringing two sides of an article together. In some embodiments, when the user inserts the strap...
8973289 Lacing closure system for an object  
An object includes a body with a first portion having first eyelets and a second portion having second eyelets. The body includes a first surface and a second surface that face in opposite...
8959799 Shoe having lace fitting structure  
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...
8959800 Article of footwear having a flat knit upper construction or other upper construction  
An article of footwear may include an upper with a knitted element formed through a flat knitting process. In one configuration, the knitted element has an area with a first layer and a second...
8958901 Automated manufacturing of shoe parts  
Manufacturing of a shoe or a portion of a shoe is enhanced by executing various shoe-manufacturing processes in an automated fashion. For example, information describing a shoe part may be...
8935860 Self-tightening shoe  
A shoe have a sole and a shoe upper is provided with a mechanism for automatically tightening the shoe on a foot to a preset level of tightness that has been stored in memory. The wearer can...
8904673 Automated tightening shoe  
An automated tightening shoe with a single crisscrossed laces or closure panel and a tightening mechanism which operates in one direction to cause automatic tightening of the crisscrossed laces or...
8904672 Automated tightening shoe  
An automated tightening shoe with a single crisscrossed laces or closure panel and a tightening mechanism which operates in one direction to cause automatic tightening of the crisscrossed laces or...
8898936 Footwear fastening aid  
A shoe having a sole and an upper extending from the sole. The upper having an eyelet which carries a strap. The strap extends between a first end and a second end. The second end is attached to...
8898931 Folded loop fastening system for an article of footwear  
A lacing element for a fastening system of an article of footwear is formed using a continuous strip of material that is folded across itself in a series of different directions to produce a...
8898932 Article of footwear incorporating a knitted component  
An article of footwear has an upper and a sole structure secured to the upper. The upper includes a knitted component and, in some configurations, a skin layer secured to the knitted component....
8887410 Articles of footwear with tensile strand elements  
An upper for an article of footwear may have material layers and a plurality of strand segments. The material layers are located adjacent to each other and in an overlapping configuration; and the...
8875417 Sandal  
A sandal that includes loops extending around the periphery of the base of the sandal and a strap configured to connect to the loops and form an upper portion of the sandal. The sandals can...
8875418 Tendon assembly for an article of footwear  
A tendon assembly for an article of footwear is disclosed. The tendon assembly includes a tendon positioned between a base layer and a cover layer in a non-bonded manner such that the tendon may...
8869435 Golf shoe with natural motion structures  
Golf shoes include one or more of the following: (a) a foot stabilizer system that interacts with a shoe securing system to securely engage and/or wrap around a foot of a wearer; (b) a natural...
8863411 Article of footwear with a detachable wrap  
An article of footwear with a detachable wrap is disclosed. The detachable wrap removably attaches to a lacing area of an upper and extends under the article of footwear through a channel in a...
8857077 Footwear with internal harness  
An article of footwear may include one or more harnesses to restrain a wearer foot from transverse movement within an upper during a rapid sideways maneuver. One harness may be located in a...
8850721 Article of footwear with arch member  
An article of footwear with a pair of arch members is disclosed. The arch members provide the only structural connection between a forefoot portion of a sole and a heel portion of the sole. In...
8850720 Sports boot  
A sports boot including an upper extending above the ankle joint and at least one rigid collar extending around the wearer's lower leg, the boot including a device for adjusting the volume of the...
8850723 Article of footwear having an upper with a matrix layer  
Articles of footwear, including athletic footwear, include one or more of: (a) a sole structure; (b) an upper having lateral and medial side elements engaged with the sole structure, the upper...
8844168 Footwear lacing system  
A lacing system for an article of footwear may include a lateral series of lace-receiving elements and a medial series of lace-receiving elements. A first lace extends consecutively through a...
8844167 Article of footwear having an upper with cord elements  
The embodiments relate to an article of footwear and method of manufacturing that includes a first layer and a second layer configured to form a plurality of tunnels configured to receive a cord...
8839529 Sandals with re-configurable straps  
The invention provides sandals having straps that can be reconfigured by the user into a variety of styles and arrangements, so as to obtain a desired appearance, fit, and/or degree of comfort....
8826570 Bicycling shoe and bicycling shoe components  
The invention provides bicycling shoes and bicycling shoe components that offer improved comfort, fit, increased efficiency and reduced incidence of injury.
8826568 Lacing system  
A lacing system and unique eyelet construction adapted for use therein including an eyelet formed from wire or rod stock preferably of circular cross-section that is progressively formed into a...
8819963 Articles of footwear with tensile strand elements  
An upper for an article of footwear may have material layers and a plurality of strand segments. The material layers are located adjacent to each other and in an overlapping configuration, and the...
8806778 Footwear having lacing system connecting footwear and inner lining  
The present invention provides footwear that is very easy to tighten. One end of a shoelace (6) is threaded between left to right sides in a staggered state through an instep opening (3A) to...
8806776 Footwear which improves foot support  
An article of footwear including a sole, an upper, and a device for reversibly tightening the upper, the upper including an envelope and a reinforcement which at least partially covers the...
8806777 Golf shoe closing device  
Disclosed is a foot covering closure mechanism that converts any laced shoe to a design that requires no bending down, sitting or use of the hands to put on or take off ones shoes. The new and...
8800172 Article of footwear having a knit upper with a polymer layer  
An article of footwear has an upper and a sole structure secured to the upper. The upper includes a knitted component and a polymer layer. The knitted component is formed of unitary knit...
8800173 Shoelace protector and methods thereof  
A shoelace protector can include a fastening member, enclosure and upper section. The fastening member can be inserted into to an eyelet of a shoe to properly support the shoelace protector. The...
8793904 Article of footwear with dual lacing system  
An article of footwear including a dual lacing system is disclosed. The article of footwear includes a first lace and a second lace. The first lace and the second lace include portions that are...
8782926 Footwear having a lacing system  
The present invention provides footwear that is very easy to tighten. One end of a shoelace (6) is threaded between left to right sides in a staggered state through an instep opening (3A) to...
8769844 Automatic lacing system  
An article of footwear with an automatic lacing system is disclosed. The automatic lacing system provides a set of straps that can be automatically opened and closed to switch between a loosened...
8769774 Belt and/or buckle assembly  
Buckle type attachment elements, such as for belts, watch bands, or the like, and/or for securing or fastening elements (e.g., for footwear, handbags, briefcases, containers, or other objects) may...
8763279 Bicycling shoe and bicycling shoe components  
The invention provides bicycling shoes and bicycling shoe components that offer improved comfort, fit, increased efficiency and reduced incidence of injury. The invention includes an athletic shoe...
8756833 Lacing closure system for an object  
A closure system for an object having a first portion with first eyelets and a second portion with second eyelets includes a first lace that is resiliently flexible. The first lace is operable to...
8752309 Storage device for shoelace  
In one embodiment, a storage device encloses the laces of footwear. The storage device comprises a lower member, an upper member, and a joint that permits articulated motion between the lower...
8745895 Article of footwear having a flat knit upper construction or other upper construction  
An article of footwear may include an upper with a knitted element formed through a flat knitting process. In one configuration, the knitted element has an area with a first layer and a second...
8745896 Article of footwear having an upper incorporating a knitted component  
An article of footwear has an upper that includes a knitted component and a sole structure secured to the upper. The knitted component may define a tube formed of unitary knit construction, and a...
8713821 Athletic shoes having an upper whose fitting property is improved  
The present invention relates to the upper U of an athletic shoe comprising a first opening 1 out of which the foot sticks upwards during wearing and a second opening 2 which is closed with a...
8713820 Guides for lacing systems  
Lacing systems are disclosed for use with footwear or other articles. The lacing system can comprises flexible webbing lace guides. In some embodiments, a lace guide can include a first lace guide...
8707584 Boot in particular ski or snowboard boot  
A boot includes a lacing system having an upper zone of action associated with an upper portion of the boot body and a lower zone of action associated with a lower portion of the boot body. The...
8707486 Lacing system to secure a limb in a surgical support apparatus  
A surgical support apparatus comprising a surgical boot sized to receive a portion of a limb of a patient therein and a tightening device positioned between a first end and a second end of the...
8695233 Cold weather boot  
A boot for sealing out environmental elements is disclosed. In one example, the boot includes a drawstring seal between the boot and a leg of wearer. The boot can limit the intrusion of...
8683716 Shoe tongue securing device  
A shoe having an upper with a tongue and an outer shell in which the tongue has a bulging extension on the medial side, in which the outer surface of the tongue has a connector that is aligned...