04454662 is referenced by 135 patents and cites 16 patents.

A sole for an athletic shoe, such as a cleated soccer or football shoe, comprises a thin, unitary member formed of flexible material. The member has a contour or configuration which renders the flexible material substantially rigid at the arch and heel portions of the sole. This provides substantial support to the arch of the foot. Cleats may extend from the toe and heel portions of the lower surface of the sole member.

Title
Athletic shoe sole
Application Number
6/347419
Publication Number
4454662
Application Date
February 10, 1982
Publication Date
June 19, 1984
Inventor
Jerry D Stubblefield
11725 NW. Damascus, Portland, 97229
OR, US
Agent
Saidman Sterne & Kessler
IPC
A43B 5/00
A43B 7/14
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