04571856 is referenced by 52 patents and cites 12 patents.

An athletic shoe includes a sole portion (12) for disposal adjacent the sole of the foot, an upper (14) secured to sole portion (12) about the periphery thereof and cooperating with sole portion (12) to enclose the foot of the wearer and an inner support covering (16) for disposal about the ankle of the foot to provide support therefor. Upper (14) is adapted to overlay the dorsum of the foot and extends upwardly therefrom above the ankle of the foot to provide additional support therefor. Lacing means (36) are provided to adjustably secure upper (14) about the foot of the wearer and a strap (40) is provided to secure the ankle portion of upper (14) about the ankle of the wearer. Inner support covering (16) is attached to sole portion (12) adjacent the inside surface of upper (14) and extends from the lateral side of sole portion (12) to the medial side of sole portion (12) rearwardly around the ankle of the wearer to provide support therefor. Inner support covering (16) extends forwardly over the dorsum of the foot to overlay the metatarsal bones and is split to allow insertion of the foot therein. Lacing means (60) are provided to adjustably secure inner support covering (16) about the foot and ankle of the wearer.

Title
Double laced athletic shoe
Application Number
6/612720
Publication Number
4571856
Application Date
May 21, 1984
Publication Date
February 25, 1986
Inventor
James C Autry
Dallas
TX, US
Yung Mao Lin
Taichung
TW
Agent
Gregory M Howison
Jerry W Mills
Assignee
Autry
TX, US
IPC
A43B 7/08
A43B 5/00
A43B 7/14
A43B 7/20
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