Global Patent Index - EP 2454959 A1

EP 2454959 A1 2012-05-23 - A multicomponent sole support assembly for sports footwear

Title (en)

A multicomponent sole support assembly for sports footwear

Title (de)

Mehrkomponenten-Sohlenstützanordnung für Sportschuhe

Title (fr)

Ensemble de maintien de semelle multicomposant pour chaussure de sport

Publication

EP 2454959 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 10191990 A

Priority

EP 10191990 A

Abstract (en)

A sole assembly for an article of sports footwear (11), particularly intended to running is provided. A preferable embodiment comprises an outsole (20) and a midsole (10), wherein the midsole comprises a support cradle element (3), a heel rocker element (2) and a carbon arch element (4). The midsole support cradle element (3) is preferably constructed from a first density ethylvinylacetate (EVA) foam, spreading practically over the total length and width of the foot. The heel rocker element (2) is preferably constructed from a second density EVA foam wherein the second density EVA foam is firmer than the first density EVA foam. The outsole of the sole assembly may include a rubber lateral wall element (5) and a toe lift (6). A midsole support structure is provided, wherein first density support cradle element (3) and the second density heel rocker element (2) are positioned in a way to form a continuous bridge from heel to forefoot region in order to provide an appropriate resilient support and take control over foot twist movements.

IPC 8 full level

A43B 5/06 (2006.01); A43B 7/24 (2006.01); A43B 13/02 (2006.01); A43B 13/12 (2006.01); A43B 13/16 (2006.01); A43B 13/18 (2006.01); A43B 23/22 (2006.01)

CPC

A43B 5/06 (2013.01); A43B 7/24 (2013.01); A43B 13/026 (2013.01); A43B 13/125 (2013.01); A43B 13/188 (2013.01); A43B 23/22 (2013.01)

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Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

DOCDB simple family

EP 2454959 A1 20120523