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8966788 Set of podiatric articles  
A set of podiatric articles each of which is placeable into a respective one of a pair of shoes. Each article includes: an arch area with a cross-sectional profile; and a heel area having a depth...
8850722 Article of footwear with a removable heel member  
A sizing system for an article of footwear includes an insert attachable to the upper of the article of footwear. The insert is positioned within a pocket formed between the lining of the upper...
8800168 Customizable insole  
A customizable insole is provided. A base layer having a substantially flat surface shaped to a sole of a foot extends from a heel of the foot to a ball of the foot. One or more support pads each...
8745899 Article of footwear including a sizing system  
An article of footwear with a size-adjustable system capable of adjusting the size of the artifice of footwear is provided. The size-adjustable system comprises three sets of removable inserts....
8656612 Footwear with counter-supplementing strap  
A heel cup formed from a flexible material is located under the heel region of an upper portion of an article of footwear. Lateral and medial counters extend upward from the heel cup on the...
8590178 Stability and comfort system for an article of footwear  
A stability and comfort system for an article of footwear is disclosed. The stability and comfort system includes a bootie and a sock liner. The sock liner may include a heel counter that is...
8397402 Shoe having levered cushioning system  
The present invention relates to a shoe, in particular a sports shoe, with a cushioning system comprising a lower sole element and an upper sole element. The cushioning system further comprises at...
8327560 Footwear with support plate assembly  
An article of footwear includes an upper and a midsole secured to the upper. A support plate assembly includes a support member extending along a portion of the upper. A plate extends inwardly...
8302329 Footwear with counter-supplementing strap  
A heel cup formed from a flexible material is located under the heel region of an upper portion of an article of footwear. Lateral and medial counters extend upward from the heel cup on the...
8215036 Removable heel bucket  
An article of footwear including a sole assembly; an upper attached to the sole assembly; a heel counter on the upper, the heel counter having an upper edge and including a first connector portion...
8209886 Engaging element useful for securing objects, such as footwear and other foot-receiving devices  
Engaging elements may be included in foot-receiving devices, such as footwear, bindings, clips, or the like. Such elements may include a bimodal spring member movable between two independent...
8069585 Shoe, in particular sports shoe  
The shoe, has a shoe upper part and a sole. The sole has a supporting part, which is designed for receiving the heel region of the wearer's foot and is connected to the shoe upper part, and a sole...
8051586 Customization system for an article of footwear  
A customization system for an article of footwear is disclosed. The customization system comprises an insert system. The insert system includes an insert and a heel member. Both the insert and the...
8020317 Footwear with integrated biased heel fit device  
A shoe structure specifically designed to more securely fit a wider range of feet widths and proportions by providing an integrated resilient heel device in the rearfoot region of the upper. The...
7793427 Platform footwear construction and related method  
A footwear construction including an upper secured to a platform defining an aperture, a cushion at least partially in the aperture, a California construction joined with the upper that wraps the...
7730639 Engaging element useful for securing objects, such as footwear and other foot-receiving devices  
Engaging elements may be included in foot-receiving devices, such as footwear, bindings, clips, or the like. Such elements may include a bimodal spring member movable between two independent...
7426794 Insole support system  
A foot support insole having four different versions, each providing differing degrees of arch support for use in any shoe or boot. The insole is biomechanically shaped to support the medial arch,...
7299567 Article of footwear with sole plate  
An article of footwear includes a sole assembly and an upper secured to the sole assembly. A sole plate is positioned between the upper and the sole assembly. The sole plate includes a midfoot...
7178270 Engaging element useful for securing objects, such as footwear and other foot-receiving devices  
Engaging elements may be included in foot-receiving devices, such as footwear, bindings, clips, or the like. Such elements may include a bimodal spring member movable between two independent...
7168188 Article footwear with removable heel pad  
An article of footwear includes a sole assembly, an upper secured to the sole assembly, a heel counter secured to the upper, and a heel pad removably attached to an inner surface of the heel counter.
7096602 Integrated footwear construction and related method of manufacture  
An integrated article of footwear including a waterproofing membrane direct attached to an upper of the footwear. An outsole is further secured to the membrane and/or the upper. In one embodiment,...
7010867 Articulated welt footwear construction and related method of manufacture  
A footwear construction including an articulated welt. The footwear includes an upper and an outsole secured together with a welt in the forward portion of the footwear. The welt terminates short...
6782643 Orthotic insert having heel post with contoured lower surface  
An orthotic insert having an angled lateral surface that engages the insole so as to pivot the insert in a lateral direction and invert the rearfoot at heel strike, and a medial bottom surface...
6718657 Shoe with ergonomic foot pad  
A shoe has an ergonomic foot pad disposed inside a cavity formed at an upper side of an outsole and connected to a bottom margin of an upper. The foot pad has a heel part which has a concave upper...
6594922 Medial/lateral counter foot stabilizer  
The invention relates to an apparatus and methods for incorporating a medial/lateral counter foot stabilizer into shoes. In an embodiment, the medial/lateral counter foot stabilizer of the...
6502330 Sole for footwear  
A sole includes a strengthener in the form of a closed loop which surrounds the zone on which the heel rests and is extended forward in the form of two branches extending along the two edges of...
6301805 Full length insole for obese people  
A removable insole for insertion into footwear, includes a forefoot portion extending at least to metatarsals of a foot, with a second recess at an undersurface thereof with a plurality of...
6298582 Article of footwear with heel clip  
An article of footwear, e.g., a shoe for running, jogging, and walling, that is designed to provide a better and more anatomical fit to the wearer's foot to enhance performance and provide better...
6233848 Sports boot having a rigid frame and cover  
Boot of the type including a rigid frame including of at least one rigid sole portion and a heel reinforcement affixed to the sole, and including an upper that is at least partially flexible,...
6234987 Foot heel massaging device  
A foot heel massaging device is located in the heel of a shoe to massage the foot heel of a person wearing the shoe. The device consists essentially of a fixed member located fixedly in the shoe...
6173511 Orthosis for footwear with positional self-adjustment  
The orthosis is formed of a monolithic semi-rigid resilient shell and is engaged inside a footwear to conformingly fit against the plantar portion of a person's foot, extending from the anterior...
6170175 Footwear with internal reinforcement structure  
Footwear having one or more reinforcement features is disclosed. Footwear having two independent components constructed from a woven material with the strands oriented at specified angles to the...
6115942 Footwear provided with a resilient shock absorbing device  
PCT No. PCT/FR97/00850 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 13, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 13, 1998 PCT Filed Nov. 20, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO97/42845 PCT Pub. Date Nov. 20, 1997The shoe construction of the present...
6102881 Hinged drop foot brace  
A drop foot brace includes an upper support bearing against the rear lower leg and a lower support bearing against the rear heel. A springed hinge couples the upper and lower supports and biases...
6082023 Shoe sole  
A shoe sole having an outer sole with a heel section and a ball section and providing buttons in the peripheral area of the ball and heel sections and pods in the interior area of the ball...
6079128 Skate boot construction with integral plastic insert  
A skate boot is described in which a one-piece plastic ankle and heel counter insert is employed, positioned between the various layers which make up the skate boot. In sequence from outside to...
6041523 Method for weight-training using a shoe insert  
A weight-training method uses a shoe insert to elevate the user's heel while performing weight-training exercises, such as squats. The method entails placing a wedge-shaped shoe insert into the...
6029374 Shoe and foot prosthesis with bending beam spring structures  
A midsole system for a running shoe or foot prosthesis have a sole spring, a heel spring and/or a forefoot spring stores energy of foot impact and releases it during the running cycle. A preferred...
6018891 Shoe construction  
A shoe construction is described in which a molded cup is provided with a flange extending outwardly from a top edge of the molded cup. A lasting margin of the upper of the shoe is wrapped around...
6000148 Multi-layered sole coupled to a reinforcement of the upper of the boot  
A boot including, on the one hand, a bottom assembly made of at least two layers, or one wearable layer and a core layer, and, on the other hand, a reinforcement element which is coupled to the...
5901467 Shoe construction including pneumatic shock attenuation members  
The construction of a shoe which includes shock attenuating members in the forefoot and heel thereof. The shock attenuating members in the heel of the shoe are in the form of a pair of vertically...
5701689 Snowboard boot  
The snowboard boot having a flexible shaft that consists of a soft, padded material. Originating from the sole-proximal center or toe region, a strap which has low flexibility in the longitudinal...
5681649 Footwear member  
A shoe member is formed of a polymer composition comprising (A) a composite material having a low molecular weight material retained in a medium material and (B) a polymer material. The low...
5572805 Multi-density shoe sole  
A composite shoe bottom is disclosed comprising a lower layer of firm material and an upper softer layer superposed thereon. Each layer has an upper contoured surface such that the total...
5430959 Tightening member for a shoe  
A tightening member for a shoe having two straps disposed on the inner and the outer sides of the shoe and an adjuster disposed on the heel reinforcement portion. One end of the strap has lace...
5408761 Sport shoe and support system  
A sport shoe is disclosed which provides a highly flexible, yet supportive shoe which enhances both wearer comfort and shoe performance, and virtually eliminates shoe break-in time. The shoe...
5379529 Tongue strapping system for a shoe upper  
A shoe upper is provided having a tongue strapping system. A tongue is provided having two or more straps which extend through apertures formed in the sides of the shoe upper. When the tongue...
5373650 High-heeled shoe orthotic device  
An orthotic device for insertion into a high-heeled shoe is provided. An orthotic device made in accordance with the instant invention virtually eliminates the problems associated with the wearing...
5353526 Midsole stabilizer for the heel  
A heel stabilizer is provided for the midsole of a shock absorbing sole in footwear. The stabilizer may be provided on a side of a shoe or may surround the entire heel area of the shoe. A...
5323549 Shoe equipped with internal orthotic cradle device  
Disclosed herein is a dynamically interactive combination of a shoe and an externally adjustable internal orthotic foot cradle formed of a fabric strap material. The disclosed combination...

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