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Yasunori Kaneko, Kenjiro Kita, Kazuhiko Suzuki: Wrap closure and fit system of footwear. Mizuno Corporation, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, August 19, 2003: US06606804 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a tightening system for footwear, especially in athletic shoe, and is directed to improve the fittability, supportability and stability of the shoe. The athletic shoe of the present invention includes a supporting portion (Fs) for supporting the lateral side of a foo ...


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Kenjiro Kita, Yasunori Kaneko, Takaya Kimura: Athletic shoe midsole design and construction. Mizuno Corporation, Hugh A Abrams, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, June 11, 2002: US06401365 (54 worldwide citation)

A midsole assembly for an athletic shoe comprising a midsole and a corrugated sheet. The midsole is formed of soft elastic material. The corrugated sheet is disposed in at least a heel portion of the midsole. Either or both amplitude and wavelength of wave configuration of said corrugated sheet are ...


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Kenjiro Kita, Yasunori Kaneko, Takaya Kimura: Athletic shoe midsole design and construction. Mizuno Corporation, Sidley & Austin, April 24, 2001: US06219939 (51 worldwide citation)

A midsole assembly for an athletic shoe comprising a midsole and a corrugated sheet. The midsole is formed of soft elastic material. The corrugated sheet is disposed in at least a heel portion of the midsole. Either or both amplitude and wavelength of wave configuration of said corrugated sheet are ...


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Kenjiro Kita, Takaya Kimura, Yasunori Kaneko: Athletic shoe midsole design and construction. Mizuno Corporation, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, November 13, 2001: US06314664 (49 worldwide citation)

A midsole assembly for an athletic shoe includes a midsole formed of soft elastic material, and a corrugated sheet disposed in at least a heel portion of the midsole. The amplitude of the wave configuration of the corrugated sheet is larger at the medial and lateral sides of the heel portion and sma ...


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Yasunori Kaneko: Shoe sole for running shoes. Mizuno Corporation, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, November 3, 1998: US05829172 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the shoe soles of running shoes, particularly to running shoes used in sports in which bursts of speed are required, e.g., the 100-meter footrace or the approach run for the long jump. The object of the invention is to prevent the heel from touching ground during run ...


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Yasunori Kaneko: Soles for spiked track-and-field shoes. Mizuno Corporation, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, July 7, 1998: US05775010 (38 worldwide citation)

A sole for spiked track-and-field shoes has a wrap-up portion which extends via a coupling portion from a leading tip of a toe region of the sole proper. Multiple skid-preventing protrusions are fixed onto the toe region of the sole proper, the coupling portion, and the wrap-up portion in a perpendi ...


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Takao Oda, Natsuki Sato, Isao Nakano, Yasunori Kaneko, Tomohiro Ota: System and method for assisting shoe selection. Mizuno Corporation, Hamre Schumann Mueller & Larson P C, August 8, 2006: US07089152 (37 worldwide citation)

A system for assisting shoe selection can select and present a shoe type that fits a customer by estimating the anatomical characteristics of a foot from the state of the foot. The system includes the following: a measured data input portion for measuring and inputting data that show the state of a ...


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Akio Fukuda, Masao Maki, Yasunori Kaneko, Makiko Waki: Catalytic composite and a cooker having the same. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, March 10, 1992: US05094222 (14 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a catalytic composite for decomposing fats and oils, and a heating cooker having the catalytic composite mounted therein. The catalytic composite comprises a porous sheet made of ceramic fibers and/or metal fibers, and a catalyst. The catalytic composite is capable of decompo ...


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Yasunori Kaneko, Makoto Tsuchiya: Apparatus and method for measuring shearing stress distribution on the sole of a spiked shoe. Mizuno Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, February 13, 2001: US06186000 (11 worldwide citation)

A sole of a baseball spiked shoe has a toe portion projection, a first metatarsal head projection, a stepping portion projection, and a fifth metatarsal head projection provided at a fore foot portion at the bottom plane of the shoe sole, and a heel medial projection, a heel anterior projection, a h ...


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Masao Maki, Yasunori Kaneko, Kunihiro Tsuruda, Ikuo Kobayashi: Nitrogen oxides removal method. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, September 12, 1978: US04113839 (10 worldwide citation)

Nitrogen oxides removal method wherein nitrogen oxides are removed from a gas by bringing the gas into contact with a granulated material containing an alkali and cement material, active carbon and a binder. The active carbon promotes an absorption reaction between the alkali material and nitrogen o ...