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Ross A McLaughlin: Cushioning device for a footwear sole and method for making the same. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, November 9, 1999: US05979078 (142 worldwide citation)

A cushioned shoe sole includes an outer sole layer for contacting the ground surface, a midsole layer disposed above the outer sole layer and being formed of a resilient elastomeric material, and a bladder composite which includes a first bladder inflated with a first fluid medium and having a perim ...


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Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Henry T Chriss, Calvin M Buck IV, Daniel R Potter, Steven M Vincent: Chemical bonding of rubber to plastic in articles of footwear. Nike, Nike International, Banner & Witcoff, January 20, 1998: US05709954 (87 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear comprising relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials chemically bonded together is disclosed. In one embodiment, the relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials are arranged in such a fashion to impart flexibility to the article of footwear. In particular ...


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Larry J Gutkowski, Kaia Michele Histand, Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Daniel R Potter, John R Robinson, Allen W Van Noy: Article of footwear having adjustable width, footform and cushioning. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, September 29, 1998: US05813146 (56 worldwide citation)

An adjustment system for a shoe which permits independent adjustment of the width, footform and cushioning either between the lateral and medial sides of the shoe, or at different points along the longitudinal direction of the shoe. The present invention provides for the adjustment of the dimensions ...


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Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Henry T Chriss, Calvin M Buck IV, Daniel R Potter, Steven M Vincent: Chemical bonding of rubber to plastic in articles of footwear. Nike & Nike International, Banner & Witcoff, July 28, 1998: US05786057 (43 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear comprising relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials chemically bonded together is disclosed. In one embodiment, the relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials are arranged in such a fashion to impart flexibility to the article of footwear. In particular ...


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Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Henry T Chriss, Calvin M Buck IV, Daniel R Potter, Steven M Vincent: Chemical bonding of rubber to plastic in articles of footwear. Nike and Nike International, Banner & Witcoff, May 25, 1999: US05906872 (42 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear comprising relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials chemically bonded together is disclosed. In one embodiment, the relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials are arranged in such a fashion to impart flexibility to the article of footwear. In particular ...


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Lawrence J Gutkowski, Kaia Michele Histand, Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Daniel R Potter, John R Robinson, Allen W Van Noy: Article of footwear having adjustable width, footform and cushioning. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, March 24, 1998: US05729912 (41 worldwide citation)

An adjustment system for a shoe which permits independent adjustment of the width, footform and cushioning either between the lateral and medial sides of the shoe, or at different points along the longitudinal direction of the shoe. The present invention provides for the adjustment of the dimensions ...


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Robert M Lyden, Ross A McLaughlin, Henry T Chriss, Calvin M Buck IV, Daniel R Potter, Steven M Vincent: Chemical bonding of rubber to plastic in articles of footwear. Nike, Nike International, Banner & Witcoff, December 1, 1998: US05843268 (39 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear comprising relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials chemically bonded together is disclosed. In one embodiment, the relatively elastic and relatively inelastic materials are arranged in such a fashion to impart flexibility to the article of footwear. In particular ...


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Dong Fong Chang, Jeffrey L Johnson, Ross A McLaughlin, Toren P B Orzeck, Donald M Remlinger, David L Vattes: Method of making footwear with a pourable foam. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, July 28, 1998: US05785909 (29 worldwide citation)

A method of making an article of footwear includes the steps of constructing an upper having an inner surface material and an outer surface material which define an upper formation cavity, disposing the upper on a mold core, positioning the mold core and the upper in a base portion of a mold such th ...


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Chang Dong Fong, Jeffrey L Johnson, Ross A Mclaughlin: Article of footwear and method of making footwear from pourable foam. Nike International, WU JINGBO, March 11, 1998: CN97119265

A method of making an article of footwear includes the steps of constructing an upper having an inner surface material and an outer surface material which define an upper formation cavity, disposing the upper on a mold core, positioning the mold core and the upper in a base portion of a mold such th ...