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Adrian Meir, Daniel A Podhajny: Article of footwear incorporating a lenticular knit structure. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, July 14, 2015: US09078488 (14 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear including an upper incorporating a knitted component having color-shifting properties is provided. Color-shift properties can be generated by one or more lenticular knit structures disposed across the upper of the article of footwear. The lenticular knit structures are formed ...


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Adrian Meir, Daniel A Podhajny, Daren P Tatler: Method of knitting a knitted component with an integral knit tongue. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, May 19, 2015: US09032763 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of manufacturing a knitted component for an article of footwear that include knitting an upper with an integral knit tongue during a knitting process on a knitting machine are described. The knitting process forms the integral knit tongue of unitary knit construction with the upper so that t ...


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Timothy K Liles, Olivier Henrichot, Bryant Russell Klug, Nathan G Schultze, Adrian Meir, Elizabeth Langvin: Article of footwear upper incorporating a textile component with tensile elements. NIKE, Brinks Gilson & Lione, November 24, 2015: US09192204 (1 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear includes a textile component. The textile component of the upper includes a textile element and a tensile element. The tensile element defines a first segment disposed on a first side of the upper. The first segment of the tensile element is configured to attach the securement ...


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Adrian Meir: Feeder for knitting machine with friction reducing features. Nike, Brinks Gilson & Lione, June 21, 2016: US09371603 (1 worldwide citation)

A feeder for a knitting machine includes a feeder arm with a dispensing area configured to feed a strand toward a knitting bed of the knitting machine. Moreover, the feeder includes an actuation arm that is operably coupled to the feeder arm. The actuation arm includes an abutment surface that is co ...


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Adrian Meir, Daniel A Podhajny: Independently controlled rollers for take-down assembly of knitting machine. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, December 2, 2014: US08899079 (1 worldwide citation)

A knitting machine includes a take-down assembly that includes a first take-down roller and a second take-down roller. The first take-down roller is configured to rotatably contact and apply tension to a first portion of a knit component. The second take-down roller is configured to rotatably contac ...


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Adrian Meir: Feeder for knitting machine having pushing member. Nike, Brinks Gilson & Lione, August 2, 2016: US09404206 (1 worldwide citation)

A feeder for a knitting machine includes a feeder arm with a dispensing area configured to feed a strand toward a knitting bed of the knitting machine. The feeder also includes a pushing member that is operably supported by the feeder arm. The pushing member is configured to push a portion of the kn ...


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Adrian Meir, Daniel A Podhajny: Independently controlled rollers for take-down assembly of knitting machine. Plumsea Law Group, March 17, 2015: US08978422 (1 worldwide citation)

A knitting machine includes a take-down assembly that includes a first take-down roller and a second take-down roller. The first take-down roller is configured to rotatably contact and apply tension to a first portion of a knit component. The second take-down roller is configured to rotatably contac ...


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Bhupesh Dua, Bruce Huffa, Adrian Meir, Benjamin A Shaffer: Article of footwear incorporating a knitted component with an integral knit tongue. NIKE, Brinks Gilson & Lione, December 6, 2016: US09510636

Articles of footwear are described that incorporate a knitted component that has an upper and an integral knit tongue. The integral knit tongue is formed of unitary knit construction with the upper and extends through a throat area of the knitted component. The integral knit tongue includes raised e ...


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Adrian Meir, Daniel A Podhajny, Daren P Tatler: Method of knitting a knitted component with an integral knit tongue. NIKE, Brinks Gilson & Lione, August 23, 2016: US09420844

Methods of manufacturing a knitted component for an article of footwear that include knitting an upper with an integral knit tongue during a knitting process on a knitting machine are described. The knitting process forms the integral knit tongue of unitary knit construction with the upper so that t ...


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Adrian Meir: Article of footwear incorporating a knitted component with inlaid tensile elements and method of assembly. Nike, Brinks Gilson & Lione, June 28, 2016: US09375046

Various articles may include a knitted component formed of multiple knitted component portions. The knitted component is formed of unitary knit construction and includes multiple tubular rib structures and multiple webbed areas. An article of footwear may include an upper incorporating a knitted com ...



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