Title:
Heel insert for a shoe sole
United States Patent D344400


Inventors:
Kilgore, Bruce J. (Lake Oswego, OR)
Application Number:
07/786887
Publication Date:
02/22/1994
Filing Date:
11/01/1991
Assignee:
Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D02/964
Field of Search:
D2/264, D2/265, D2/308-314, D2/317-324, 36/1, 36/3B, 36/7.8, 36/28, 36/29, 36/35R, 36/35B, 36/37, 36/38, 36/43, 36/83, 36/84, 36/89, 36/112-114, 36/132, 36/136
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US Patent References:
5014449Shoe sole constructionMay, 1991Richard et al.36/114
4956927Monolithic outsoleSeptember, 1990Misevich et al.36/28
4936029Load carrying cushioning device with improved barrier material for control of diffusion pumpingJune, 1990Rudy36/29
D308285Shoe soleJune, 1990SernaD2/320
4918841Athletic shoe with improved midsoleApril, 1990Turner et al.36/114
4918838Shoe sole having compressible shock absorbersApril, 1990Chang36/28
4887367Shock absorbing shoe sole and shoe incorporating the sameDecember, 1989Mackness et al.36/28
4881329Athletic shoe with energy storing springNovember, 1989Crowley36/38
4878300Athletic shoeNovember, 1989Bogaty36/28
4843741Custom insert with a reinforced heel portionJuly, 1989Yung-Mao36/114
4817304Footwear with adjustable viscoelastic unitApril, 1989Parker et al.36/114
4815221Shoe with energy control systemMarch, 1989Diaz36/28
D296493Sockliner for a shoeJuly, 1988DiazD2/318
4722131Air cushion shoe soleFebruary, 1988Huang
4715130Cushion system for shoesDecember, 1987Scatena36/28
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4663865Sport shoesMay, 1987Telecemian36/114
4660299Spring bootApril, 1987Omilusik36/78
4616431Sport shoe sole, especially for runningOctober, 1986Dassler36/28
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D145817N/AOctober, 1946PayneD2/324
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Foreign References:
FR946494June, 194936/78
FR1227420August, 1960
SU1526637A1December, 1989
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Banner, Birch, McKie & Beckett
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a heel insert for a shoe sole, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is an elevational view of one side of a heel insert for a shoe sole showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is an elevational view of the other side thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a cross sectional view taken along line 5--5 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a cross sectional view taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is an elevational view of one side of a second embodiment of a heel insert for a shoe sole showing my new design;

FIG. 8 is an elevational view of the other side of the second embodiment;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view of the second embodiment;

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational view of the second embodiment;

FIG. 11 is a cross sectional view taken along line 11--11 of FIG. 7;

FIG. 12 is a cross sectional view taken along line 12--12 of FIG. 7;

FIG. 13 is an elevational view of one side of a third embodiment of a heel insert for a shoe sole showing my new design;

FIG. 14 is an elevational view of the other side of the third embodiment;

FIG. 15 is a top plan view of the third embodiment;

FIG. 16 is a rear elevational view of the third embodiment;

FIG. 17 is a cross sectional view taken through line 17--17 of FIG. 13; and,

FIG. 18 is a cross sectional view taken through line 18-18 of FIG. 13.

The broken line showing of the remaining portions of the shoe sole and upper is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.