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Kenji Onoda, Yukio Kawasima: Midsole assembly for an athletic shoe. Mizuno Corporation, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, December 31, 1985: US04561195 (142 worldwide citation)

A midsole assembly for an athletic shoe in which a corrugated sheet is integrally arranged in the midsole thereof. The corrugated sheet provides a proper stiffness of the midsole made of rubber or expandable synthetic resin as well as a proper cushioning property thereof and therefore provides a com ...


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Takeshi Orei, Takeshi Matsuzaki, Tetsuo Yamamoto: Light weight shoes. Mizuno Corporation, Hamre Schumann Mueller & Larson P C, May 30, 2006: US07051460 (135 worldwide citation)

A shoe including an upper material using a double raschel warp knitted fabric is provided. The upper material includes a first surface having a non-mesh structure and a second surface having a non-mesh structure part (A) and mesh structure parts (B, C). The burst strengths burst strengths A, B and C ...


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Masao Nagai, Paolo Pininfarina: Golf club. Mizuno Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, March 2, 1993: US05190289 (105 worldwide citation)

A golf club is composed of a head, a shaft, a grip and the like, and includes a roughened surface portion capable of reducing the value of air resistance by forming a turbulent boundary layer around the head when a golfer swings. The golf club, the roughened surface portion is annularly formed in a ...


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Yasunori Kaneko, Kenjiro Kita, Kazuhiko Suzuki: Wrap closure and fit system of footwear. Mizuno Corporation, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, August 19, 2003: US06606804 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a tightening system for footwear, especially in athletic shoe, and is directed to improve the fittability, supportability and stability of the shoe. The athletic shoe of the present invention includes a supporting portion (Fs) for supporting the lateral side of a foo ...


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Mototaka Iwata, Kenji Onoda, Koji Sakai, Yukihiro Teranishi, Takeshi Naruo, Kazuhiro Ohmori, Yoshihiro Fujikawa: Golf club. Mizuno Corporation, Troutman Sanders, Ryan A Schneider, Gerald R Boss, May 31, 2005: US06899638 (86 worldwide citation)

The inventive golf club comprises a head of a metal having a face and a flexural range, defined in the face, where the quantity of flexure in a direction perpendicular to the face is at least 45% of the maximum quantity of vertical flexure of the face. The flexural range is arranged in coincidence w ...


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Yoshiji Nobuta: Rowing machine. Mizuno Corporation, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, April 5, 1988: US04735410 (81 worldwide citation)

The inventive rowing machine detects angular velocity of a pair of oars pulled by an exerciser to move a moving image appearing on a CRT display on the basis of the detection output while controlling the display to change the direction of movement of the moving image in response to pulling of one of ...


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Yoshiji Nobuta: Apparatus for communication of instructing information. Mizuno Corporation, Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph G Seeber, August 20, 1985: US04536739 (80 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for communication of instructing information comprises a transmitter (1), a receiver (2) and a data setting portion (5). A random access memory (22) of the transmitter (1) is in advance stored with a plurality of pieces of instructing data and any one of the pieces of instructing data, ...


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Yukio Kawashima: Insole with exchangeable reliant pieces. Mizuno Corporation, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, December 10, 1985: US04557060 (75 worldwide citation)

An insole for a sports shoe comprises an insole body of foam synthetic resin having recesses formed therein at the forefoot and heel areas. Corresponding pieces are of material having higher durometer hardness than that of the insole body and inserted in the recesses to provide good properties requi ...


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Kenjiro Kita: Athletic shoe midsole design and construction. Mizuno Corporation, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, May 21, 2002: US06389713 (64 worldwide citation)

A midsole assembly for an athletic shoe includes a midsole formed of soft elastic material and a corrugated sheet disposed in a heel portion to a forefoot portion of the midsole. The upper midsole has a different hardness than the lower midsole. When the upper midsole has a lower hardness than the l ...


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Takeshi Oorei, Yoshihide Shibahara, Mitsuhiro Kawano, Tetsuo Yamamoto, Kazuhiko Suzuki: Athletic shoe structure. Mizuno Corporation, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, March 9, 2004: US06701644 (64 worldwide citation)

An athletic shoe includes a sole, an upper, a plurality of band-shaped members, and a fastening member. The upper has a toe portion, a heel portion, a forefoot portion and a lower periphery. The upper is secured to the sole and has a plurality of elongated through holes at regions except the toe por ...