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Bernie Allen, Douglas E Clark, Christopher J Edington, Rui Parracho, Eric Swartz: Reactive energy fluid filled apparatus providing cushioning, support, stability and a custom fit in a shoe. Converse, Rogers Howell & Haferkamp, May 24, 1994: US05313717 (99 worldwide citation)

A reactive energy fluid filled cushioning and stabilizing apparatus in a shoe is comprised of one or more anatomically shaped fluid filled bladders that are positioned in the forefoot, arch and/or heel areas of the shoe. The bladders assume a complementary custom fitting configuration to the contour ...


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Douglas E Clark, David E Miller, Peter Dillon: Extreme service footwear. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 27, 2010: US07762008 (86 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides articles of footwear adapted for use in extreme and hazardous environments by members of the military, law enforcement personnel and others who require durable and functional footwear. The footwear include protective coverings that may be proof, puncture proof, fire re ...


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Christopher J Pawlus, Alex Dardinski, David L Vattes, Douglas E Clark, Lee Schuttee, John A Healy: Modular shoe. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 14, 2006: US07010872 (51 worldwide citation)

A modular shoe separates into components. The components may be interchangeable to provide versatility without requiring a large number of single use shoes. Each shoe component may also be collapsible to provide for convenient packing in a travel bag or other location where space is limited.


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Bernie Allen, Christopher J Edington, Rui Parracho, Douglas E Clark, Eric S Swartz: Shoe sole with reactive energy fluid filled toroid apparatus. Converse, Howell & Haferkamp L C, November 19, 1996: US05575088 (48 worldwide citation)

A Reactive Energy Fluid Filled Toroid Apparatus includes concentric fluid filled toroids that are contained in the midsole of a shoe. The toroid apparatus provides cushioning for the foot and dynamically reacts to off-center impacts from footsteps to redistribute impact forces and to stabilize and s ...


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Douglas E Clark, Joseph D Boyer, Bruce N Todtfeld, Lee A Schuette, Stephen R Roux: Shock diffusing, performance-oriented shoes. The Timberland Company, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, March 27, 2001: US06205683 (32 worldwide citation)

A combination insole board includes a shock diffusion plate for diffusing the shock of a heel strike and for providing torsional stiffness in the heel and midfoot areas and includes a flexible material in the forepart of the insole board. The semi-rigid shock diffusion shock diffusion plate is engin ...


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Douglas E Clark, Stephen D Opie, David E Miller, Christopher J Pawlus: High performance boot. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 8, 2010: US07730640 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses various features and combinations thereof for use with articles of footwear such as boots. The boots are especially adapted for use on construction projects, and provide protection, support and comfort to the wearer. Numerous outsole configurations and styles are prov ...


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Douglas E Clark, Stephen D Opie, Martin Keen, Christopher Adam, Michael P Kirk: Shoe with lacing. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 25, 2008: US07347012 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a wraparound lacing system for use with footwear. The lacing system includes a lace which encircles the housing of the article of footwear in a spiral, helical, coiled or similar wound wraparound pattern. The housing includes finger members which independently adjust t ...


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Alexander Dardinski, John Healy, Peter Dillon, David E Miller, Simon Luthi, Charles Kraeuter, Douglas E Clark: Shoe footbed system and method with interchangeable cartridges. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 9, 2008: US07461470 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an interchangeable shoe footbed cartridge system. The system includes a footbed such as a midsole, insole or a sockliner. A cartridge is inserted into or otherwise attached to the forefoot section of the footbed. Multiple cartridges of varying depths, widths and/or len ...


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Christopher J Pawlus, Alex Dardinski, David L Vattes, Douglas E Clark, Lee Schuttee, John Healy: Modular shoe. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 25, 2009: US07578076 (14 worldwide citation)

A modular shoe separates into components. The components may be interchangeable to provide versatility without requiring a large number of single use shoes. Each shoe component may also be collapsible to provide for convenient packing in a travel bag or other location where space is limited.


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Alexander Dardinski, John Healy, Peter Dillon, David E Miller, Simon Luthi, Charles Kraeuter, Douglas E Clark: Shoe footbed system with interchangeable cartridges. The Timberland Company, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 23, 2010: US07681333 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an interchangeable shoe footbed cartridge system. The system includes a footbed such as a midsole, insole or a sockliner. A cartridge is inserted into or otherwise attached to the forefoot section of the footbed. Multiple cartridges of varying depths, widths and/or len ...