06151804 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 17 patents.

A sports shoe, in particular a soccer shoe, with an upper (1) comprising an instep region (8), with a sole (2) connected to the upper and with tension strips (3, 4, 5) for stiffening. The sole is stiffened by a front tension strip (3) connecting the front end (6) of the sole to the upper (1) and by two rear tension strips (4, 5) connecting the heel area (7) of the sole (2) to the upper (1) in such a manner that although it is still possible to bend the sole up completely, it is impossible to bend it down.

Title
Athletic shoe, especially soccer shoe
Application Number
9/101442
Publication Number
6151804
Application Date
July 15, 1998
Publication Date
November 28, 2000
Inventor
Rudolf Hieblinger
Munich
DE
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Agent
David S Safran
Assignee
Puma Rudolf Dassler Sport
DE
IPC
A43B 23/00
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