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Eli Cohen: Shoe with mid-sole including compressible bridging elements. Mitchell B Wasson, Martin P Hoffman, Charles W Fallow, June 28, 1988: US04753021 (98 worldwide citation)

A shoe containing a plurality of pairs of ribs provided between the mid-sole and the outer sole. All of the ribs are provided with at least one bowed or convex surface running the length of the rib. At least one compression bridging element is placed between adjacent pairs of ribs to prevent one rib ...


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Eli Cohen: Shoe with mid-sole including compressible bridging elements and deflection inhibiting elements. Eli Cohen, ZHANG SHEGAO, December 7, 1988: CN88103110

A shoe sole arrangement has a large number of pairs of ribs which are provided between the midsole and the outsole. All ribs are provided with at least one curved or convex surface which runs in the longitudinal direction of the rib. At least one compression bridging element is inserted between adja ...