Global Patent Index - EP 0699035 B1

EP 0699035 B1 2000-04-19 - CUSHIONING MEMBER FOR AN ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR

Title (en)

CUSHIONING MEMBER FOR AN ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR

Title (de)

POLSTERUNGSTEIL FÜR SCHUHWERK

Title (fr)

AMORTISSEUR POUR UN ARTICLE CHAUSSANT

Publication

EP 0699035 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94907885 A

Priority

  • CA 2181998 A
  • US 9400895 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9520332A1] A cushioning member (10) for an article of footwear is provided having a series of interconnected chambers (26 and 42) filled with ambient or slightly pressurized air. Impedance means (74) is provided between selected chambers, in order to restrict the flow of air between the chambers (26 and 42). The shape and structure of the impedance means (74) determines the nature of the air flow between chambers (26 and 42), such that the cushioning member (10) can be tailored for various types of activities and body weights, by offering varying degrees of cushioning.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A43B 13/20; A43B 13/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A43B 13/00 (2006.01); A43B 13/18 (2006.01); A43B 13/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A43B 13/203 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9520332 A1 19950803; AU 6128194 A 19950815; AU 687382 B2 19980226; CA 2181998 A1 19950803; CA 2181998 C 20030513; DE 69424044 D1 20000525; DE 69424044 T2 20000914; EP 0699035 A1 19960306; EP 0699035 A4 19961016; EP 0699035 B1 20000419; ES 2147782 T3 20001001; JP 3040169 B2 20000508; JP H09508288 A 19970826

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