05511325 is referenced by 78 patents and cites 8 patents.

A shoe having a central rotary closure arranged on the heel of the upper in the area above the location at which the heel bone is received and having at least one tightening element which has a tightening section running from the central rotary closure towards each side of the shoe. The tightening sections are coupled by a coupling element with at least one strap which runs from each tightening section or coupling element over the instep or/and by the arch to the other tightening section or coupling element. Furthermore, strap sections span the instep area between locations at which the wearer's ankle and metatarsophalangeal joints are received, these sections crossing each other as they span the instep area, and are fastened at a frontal portion of a respective side of the shoe opposite that at which it is coupled to a respective tightening section.

Title
Shoe with a heel-mounted central rotary closure
Application Number
8/249357
Publication Number
5511325
Application Date
May 27, 1994
Publication Date
April 30, 1996
Inventor
Rudolf Hieblinger
Munchen
DE
Agent
Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson
Agent
David S Safran
Assignee
Puma
DE
IPC
A43B 11/00
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