Roland Jungkind: Shoe closure. Puma Rudolf Dassler Sport, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson PC, September 23, 1997: US05669116 (58 worldwide citation)

A shoe fastener with a rotary actuating element (35) that has a pulley (3) coupled thereto via a self-locking reduction gear which is in the form of an eccentric drive (10, 12). An unwinding gear is pivotally mounted in a housing (1) of the fastener and is formed of a disk (24) having a grooved oute ...

Martin Gansler: Shoe with a side mounted central rotary closure. Tretorn, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, June 20, 1995: US05425185 (57 worldwide citation)

A shoe has an upper made of resiliently flexible materials, a central rotary closure arranged on a lateral side of the upper in an area in which the lateral malleolus of a wearer's foot is received, at least one tightening element connected to the central rotary closure, the at least one tightening ...

Francoise Arabeyre, Rene Arabeyre: Remedial support appliance for medical use on a leg or an arm. Cognon Morin, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 12, 1996: US05497513 (55 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a remedial support appliance for medical use, comprising an elasticated knit main portion for compressing a leg or an arm in order to treat venous or lymphatic insufficiency. According to the invention, the main portion is extended upwards by an elasticated garter band const ...


Anton Joehl, Joachim Klesing, Thomas Rudolph, Michael Eder: Motor vehicle roof with a control means for electrical motor vehicle components and process for operating electrical motor vehicle components. Webasto, David S Safran, March 11, 2008: US07342485 (54 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle roof with a control for comfortable operation of at least one motor vehicle component by a passenger of the vehicle, the control having a sensor surface arrangement (12g) for detecting the presence and/or movement of the hand or part of the hand of the passenger in a detection area o ...

Friedhelm Stecher: Flat gasket and method of producing the same. David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, August 28, 2001: US06279916 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a flat gasket, on the main sealing faces of which are arranged one or several narrow flat sealing ridges, in the region of which an increased surface pressure and deformability are generated, whereby improved micro-sealing is attained. The invention further concerns a method ...

Jeffrey Townsend, Steve Knecht: Orthopedic knee brace having an adjustable knee pad support. Townsend Design, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, July 2, 2002: US06413232 (54 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic knee brace has a pair of femoral and tibial links, a hinge mechanism connecting the femoral and tibial links, a condylar knee pad support fixedly positioned on the lateral side of the brace and made adjustable by a spring-loaded ratchet mechanism featuring a series of interlocking teet ...

Reinhold Sussmann, Horst Widmann: Sole in the form of a midsole, inner sole or insertable sole for a shoe and a shoe with said sole. Puma Aktiengesellschaft Rudolf Dassler Sport, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, March 23, 2004: US06708427 (53 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a sole, used as a throughsole, inner sole or insole for a shoe, e.g, a football boot with a flexible outsole. The sole ensures that when shooting on the volley in football or with similar loadings, the entire force can be transmitted to the ball or similar sports equipment by ...


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