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Fowler Donald M: Shoe sole structure. September 10, 1974: US3834046 (101 worldwide citation)

A cushioning structure for footwear is interposed between the insole of the shoe and the ground-engaging sole and includes upper and lower sheets having a plurality of complementary and aligned protrusions and openings therebetween, the sheets being separated by an elastic diaphragm which will yield ...


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Fowler Donald M: Impact absorbing member for footwear.. Fowler Donald M, November 30, 1983: EP0095357-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A midsole component 10 for a shoe comprises spaced upper and lower flexible closure layers 16, 17 spaced from a resilient intermediate diaphragm 18 by upper and lower ribs 19. A peripheral closure strip 22 extends around the edges of layers 16, 17 and is joined thereto to enclose an air space thereb ...


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Fowler Donald M: Piece pour semelle interieure darticles chaussants, Resilient midsole component for footwear. Fowler Donald M, SMART & BIGGAR, October 14, 1986: CA1212539

Abstract of the Disclosure A shock-absorbing midsole component in footwear isdisclosed and is made up of spaced upper and lower flexiblecoextensive layers having a closure strip extendingtherearound and sealing the layers to form a sealed airspace therebetween. A plurality of support ribs extend ins ...