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Perry W Auger, Sergio Cavaliere: Article of footwear with flexible reinforcing plate. Nike, Plumsea Law Group, January 22, 2013: US08356428 (35 worldwide citation)

A sole structure for an article of footwear is disclosed. The sole structure includes a reinforcing plate. The reinforcing plate includes a first flange portion corresponding to a big toe of a foot and a second flange portion corresponding to a ball region of a foot. The first flange portion and the ...


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Perry W Auger, Brian D Baker, Andrew Caine, Sergio Cavaliere, Daniel W Peter, Timothy J Smith: Traction elements. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, June 4, 2013: US08453349 (24 worldwide citation)

Traction elements for an article of footwear can include stabilizer elements. An extendable traction element for an article of footwear can include an elongatable extender attached to another portion of a sole structure. An actuator can rest within the extender and cause elongation of the extender i ...


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Perry W Auger, Andrew Caine, Sergio Cavaliere: Composite sole structure. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, May 6, 2014: US08713819 (20 worldwide citation)

Embodiments relating to a lightweight sole structure are disclosed. In some embodiments, the sole structure may include a lobed member having a protruding portion associated with a cleat member. In some embodiments, the sole structure may include a chambered member located in an indention in an inte ...


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Perry W Auger, Andrew Caine, Sergio Cavaliere: Shaped support features for footwear ground-engaging members. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, August 19, 2014: US08806779 (12 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to an article of footwear including an upper configured to receive a foot and a sole component fixedly attached to a bottom portion of the upper. The sole component may include a baseplate having a bottom surface and at least a first ground engaging member extendin ...


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Perry W Auger, Sergio Cavaliere: Self-adjusting studs. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, December 4, 2012: US08322051 (10 worldwide citation)

Articles of footwear may include self-adjusting studs that adjust to various types of conditions, environmental changes, and applied forces. The self-adjusting studs may have a first portion and a second portion of different levels of compressibilities and/or retractabilities that compress and exten ...


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Perry W Auger, Sergio Cavaliere: Article of footwear with flexible reinforcing plate. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, March 17, 2015: US08978274 (7 worldwide citation)

A sole structure for an article of footwear is disclosed. The sole structure includes a reinforcing plate. The reinforcing plate includes a first flange portion corresponding to a big toe of a foot and a second flange portion corresponding to a ball region of a foot. The first flange portion and the ...


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Perry W Auger, Sergio Cavaliere: Article of footwear with flexible reinforcing plate. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, December 2, 2014: US08898934 (7 worldwide citation)

A sole structure for an article of footwear is disclosed. The sole structure includes a reinforcing plate. The reinforcing plate includes a first flange portion corresponding to a big toe of a foot and a second flange portion corresponding to a ball region of a foot. The first flange portion and the ...


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Perry W Auger, Daniel W Peter, Sergio Cavaliere: Article of footwear with cleated sole assembly. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, November 15, 2011: US08056267 (6 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear includes an upper and a sole assembly secured to the upper. The sole assembly includes a sole plate having a lower surface, and a plurality of cleats extending downwardly from the lower surface. Each cleat has a central recess formed therein, a core formed of a first material, ...


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Perry W Auger, Paul Hooper, Sergio Cavaliere, Andrew Caine: Cleat member for article of footwear. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, May 13, 2014: US08720086 (6 worldwide citation)

A cleat member is provided for use with an article of footwear. The cleat member includes an outer layer formed from a first material and an inner layer formed from a second material. The inner layer is at least partially encapsulated by the outer layer. The first material is distinct from the secon ...


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Perry W Auger, Andrew Caine, Sergio Cavaliere: Sole member for an article of footwear. NIKE, Plumsea Law Group, September 1, 2015: US09119438 (6 worldwide citation)

A sole member for an article of footwear includes a composite sole structure and a reinforcing member. The sole structure may comprise two layers of woven composite material. The two layers have substantially similar woven patterns. The sole structure includes bulging portions with centrally recesse ...