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William J Bowerman: Athletic shoe having external heel counter. BRS, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh Hall & Whinston, March 17, 1981: US04255877 (78 worldwide citation)

An athletic shoe is described having an external heel counter member made of a resilient material, such as rubber or other elastomer for greater stability and comfort. The external heel counter is bonded to the outer surface of both sides of the heel portion of the shoe upper and extends around the ...


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Bowerman William J: Article chaussant de sport a contrefort externe sur talon, Athletic shoe having external heel counter. Brs, SMART & BIGGAR, September 8, 1981: CA1108394 (2 worldwide citation)

ATHLETIC SHOE HAVINGEXTERNAL HEEL COUNTER Abstract An athletic shoe is described having an external heelcounter member made of a resilient material for greater stabili-ty and comfort. The external heel counter is bonded to theouter surface of both sides of the heel portion of the shoe upperand exten ...