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Number: 36/117.7
Name: Boots, shoes, and leggings > Boots and shoes > Occupational or athletic shoe (e.g., roof climbing, gardening, etc.) > Athletic shoe or attachment therefor > For a sport (e.g., skating, skiing, etc.) featuring relative movement between shoe and ground > For walking or sliding on shifting media > Ski boot > Having interior foot retaining means > With adjustment mechanism
Description: Foot covering wherein foot retaining means is combined with adjustable tensioning or compression means which cooperates with the interior foot retaining means to adjust the force applied to the user"s foot.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
36/117.9 Retaining means engages instep or shin 77
36/117.8 Retaining means engages rear of foot or leg 65

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7963049 Snowboard boot Jun. 21, 2011
7887081 Combination of a ski boot and ski Feb. 15, 2011
7314222 Adjustable skate Jan. 1, 2008
6993859 Snowboard boot with liner harness Feb. 7, 2006
6877256 Boot and liner with tightening mechanism Apr. 12, 2005
6746027 Adjustable skate having a bladder Jun. 8, 2004
6178665 Fit and support system for the foot Jan. 30, 2001
6138384 Snowboard boot with inner stiffening assembly Oct. 31, 2000
5937546 Snowboard boot with inner stiffening assembly Aug. 17, 1999
5771609 Snowboard boot with inner stiffening assembly Jun. 30, 1998
5720119 Sports boot Feb. 24, 1998
5632105 Ski boot incorporating adaptable upper May. 27, 1997
5555651 Foot securing device particularly for ski boots Sep. 17, 1996
5553402 Ski-boot with improved padding and slidable tongue Sep. 10, 1996
5544433 Innerboot for sports shoes Aug. 13, 1996
5517771 Ski boot equipped with a suspended front cover May. 21, 1996
5490337 Article of sport footwear, in particular a ski boot Feb. 13, 1996
5483758 Securing device for sports shoes Jan. 16, 1996
5459949 Fit and support system for the foot Oct. 24, 1995
5381612 Device for blocking an upper of a ski boot Jan. 17, 1995
5379531 Ski boot Jan. 10, 1995
5365679 Ski boot incorporating watertight closure Nov. 22, 1994
5363571 Ski boot closing cover with tightening device Nov. 15, 1994
5347731 Ski boot with an inner foot presser Sep. 20, 1994
5311678 Shoe shock absorption system May. 17, 1994
5272823 Ski boot with pivoting front cuff Dec. 28, 1993
5253436 Ski boot with foot wedging means Oct. 19, 1993
5249377 Ski boot having tensioning means in the forefoot region Oct. 5, 1993
5191728 Ski boot having a rear spoiler, a front cuff and a linkage, wherein the linkage extends from lateral spaced locations at the sides of the boot to anchorage points Mar. 9, 1993
5167084 Internal tightening device for cross-country ski boot Dec. 1, 1992
5163238 Downhill ski boot Nov. 17, 1992
5154011 Cross country ski boot with a covering flap Oct. 13, 1992
5150537 Securing and adjuster device, particularly for ski boots Sep. 29, 1992
5129166 Foot-tightening device for ski boot Jul. 14, 1992
5105565 Internal tightening device for cross-country ski boot Apr. 21, 1992
5048204 Securing and adjuster device, particularly for ski boots Sep. 17, 1991
4977692 Retention device for ski boot Dec. 18, 1990
4961544 Cable tensioner with a winding drum for a ski boot Oct. 9, 1990
4942681 Foot retention apparatus for a ski boot Jul. 24, 1990
4937953 Ski boot Jul. 3, 1990
4937951 System for securing a foot or inner shoe in a ski boot or climbing boot Jul. 3, 1990
4934074 Lever structure particularly for ski boots Jun. 19, 1990
4924605 Shoe dynamic fitting and shock absorbtion system May. 15, 1990
4916836 Securing and adjustment device particularly for ski boots Apr. 17, 1990
4914839 Ski boot Apr. 10, 1990
4910890 Alpine ski boot having a supporting flexion element and internal foot tightening apparatus Mar. 27, 1990
4870723 Multiple-function operating device particularly for ski boots Oct. 3, 1989
4841650 Ski boot Jun. 27, 1989
4841649 Locking and adjustment device particularly for ski boots Jun. 27, 1989
4827632 Ski boot May. 9, 1989

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