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Joseph J Skaja, Martyn R Shorten: Shoe sole component and shoe sole component construction method. Retama Technology, Arnold White & Durkee, November 12, 1996: US05572804 (210 worldwide citation)

A high polymer resin material is configured into a shoe sole component having a plurality of inwardly extending indentations in one or both of the top and bottom members of the component. The indentations extend into the interval between the members and adjacent to the opposite member to provide sup ...


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Martyn R Shorten, Joseph J Skaja: Shock absorbing component and construction method. Retama Technology Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, February 29, 2000: US06029962 (177 worldwide citation)

A shock absorbing component having a pair of surfaces with a plurality of inwardly extending indentations in the top and bottom surfaces. The indentations extend between the surfaces to provide support members for the shock absorbing component. At least some of the indentations are hemispherical. Th ...


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Joseph J Skaja, Martyn R Shorten: Construction method for cushioning component. Retama Technology Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, November 2, 1999: US05976451 (149 worldwide citation)

A process for making a cushioning component from a pair of sheets of flexible thermoplastic resin in which the sheets are placed against a pair of molds having hemispherical protrusions for forming opposing hemispherical indentations in the sheets. The indentations in the first sheet abut those of t ...


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Bruce J Kilgore, Martyn R Shorten: Athletic shoe with pronation control device. Nike, Nike International, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, September 10, 1991: US05046267 (79 worldwide citation)

A cushioning sole for use in footwear, in particular athletic shoes, is disclosed. The cushioning sole includes a pronation control device incorporated into the midsole. The device functions to gradually increase the resistance to compression of the midsole from the lateral side to a maximum along t ...


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Bruce J Kilgore, Martyn R Shorten: Athletic shoe with pronation rearfoot motion control device. Nike, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, September 28, 1993: US05247742 (70 worldwide citation)

A cushioning sole for use in footwear, in particular athletic shoes, is disclosed. The cushioning sole includes a pronation control device incorporated into the midsole. The device functions to gradually increase the resistance to compression of the midsole from the lateral side to a maximum along t ...


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Martyn R Shorten: Shoe, especially a sport or rehabilitation shoe. Tretorn, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, April 13, 1993: US05201125 (61 worldwide citation)

A shoe, especially a sport or rehabilitation shoe, is formed with at least one recess. In the at least one recess is contained an insert. The insert is comprised of a honeycomb body of elastic compressible material. The honeycomb cells increase in surface area from one side edge of the honeycomb bod ...


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Martyn R Shorten: Shoe, especially a sport or rehabilitation shoe. Tretorn, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 30, 1993: US05197206 (50 worldwide citation)

A shoe, especially a sport or rehabilitation shoe with a shoe sole with at least one insert part formed of a honeycomb body of elastic compressible material, and having honeycomb cells of which the central axes run at least approximately perpendicular to the plane of the sole provides the honeycomb ...


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Martyn R Shorten: Shoe, especially a sport or rehabilitation shoe. Tretorn, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 30, 1993: US05197207 (48 worldwide citation)

A sport shoe or rehabilitation shoe with a shoe sole with at least one insert part that is formed as a honeycomb body of elastic compressible material, the cells of which have central axes that run at least approximately perpendicular to the sole plane, has honeycomb cells in an area under a flexibl ...


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Martyn R Shorten, Joseph J Scaga: Shock absorbing component and construction method. Retama Technology, sun zheng, April 11, 2001: CN98813957 (2 worldwide citation)

A shock absorbing component having a pair of surfaces with a plurality of inwardly extending indentations in the top and bottom surfaces. The indentations extend between the surfaces to provide support members for the shock absorbing component. At least some of the indentations are hemispherical. Th ...