View Single Post
  #1  
Old 13th November 2007, 04:09 AM
NewsBot's Avatar
NewsBot NewsBot is offline
The Admin that posts the news.
 
About:
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: The Zoo, where all good monkeys should be
Posts: 14,209
Join Date: Jan 2006
Marketplace reputation 53% (0)
Thanks: 14
Thanked 607 Times in 488 Posts
Default Patent granted for fitting system for children's footwear

Podiatry Arena members do not see these ads
New Balance Athletic Shoe Compant have just been granted this patent:
Fitting system for children's footwear
Quote:
An object of footwear for children which allows adults to visually determine whether the shoe proper fits the child and can be adjusted in its effective size when it is determined that the shoe has become too small. The article of footwear comprises a fitting system comprising: (1) a substantially transparent window disposed in a predetermined location in the vamp so that when a wearer who has a foot that properly fits in the article of footwear puts on the article of footwear, a portion of a toe of the wearer can be seen through the window, and (2) a sizing member attached to the upper, the sizing member being placed within the opening against the heel portion to create a first effective size of the article of footwear, the sizing member being removable to create a second effective size of the article of footwear. The present invention also provides a method of determining when to adjust the effective size of an article of footwear and adjusting the effective size of the article of footwear.
Link to Patent
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links