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EP1430801A1
EP1430801A1 EP03258012A EP03258012A EP1430801A1 EP 1430801 A1 EP1430801 A1 EP 1430801A1 EP 03258012 A EP03258012 A EP 03258012A EP 03258012 A EP03258012 A EP 03258012A EP 1430801 A1 EP1430801 A1 EP 1430801A1
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Craig Peter Johnston
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B5/00Footwear for sporting purposes
    • A43B5/02Football boots or shoes, i.e. footwear for soccer, football or rugby
    • A43B5/025Football boots or shoes, i.e. footwear for soccer, football or rugby characterised by an element which improves the contact between the ball and the footwear
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B23/00Uppers; Boot legs; Stiffeners; Other single parts of footwear
    • A43B23/02Uppers; Boot legs
    • A43B23/0205Uppers; Boot legs characterised by the material
    • A43B23/0215Plastics or artificial leather
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B23/00Uppers; Boot legs; Stiffeners; Other single parts of footwear
    • A43B23/02Uppers; Boot legs
    • A43B23/0205Uppers; Boot legs characterised by the material
    • A43B23/0235Different layers of different material
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B23/00Uppers; Boot legs; Stiffeners; Other single parts of footwear
    • A43B23/02Uppers; Boot legs
    • A43B23/0245Uppers; Boot legs characterised by the constructive form
    • A43B23/028Resilient uppers, e.g. shock absorbing
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B5/00Footwear for sporting purposes
    • A43B5/02Football boots or shoes, i.e. footwear for soccer, football or rugby
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B5/00Footwear for sporting purposes
    • A43B5/18Attachable overshoes for sporting purposes

Abstract

There is disclosed an article of footwear, such as a football boot, adapted to provide grip and purchase on a ball. The article of footwear comprises a sole and an upper disposed on said sole and having an outer surface. A ball control region is attached to the outer surface of the upper, and is comprised of a plurality of interrelated layers. One of the layers includes a material of a different hardness to that of at least one other of the layers. There is also disclosed an article of footwear such as a football boot wherein the ball control region includes a throat region, a medial region and a lateral region, one of these regions including a material of a different hardness to that of another of the regions.

Description

    Background of the Invention Field of the Invention
  • The present invention relates generally to athletic footwear. More particularly, this invention relates to athletic footwear used in soccer or other sports which require kicking and/or dribbling of a ball with the wearer's feet.
  • Related Art
  • Soccer shoes are used by a wearer to dribble, kick and pass a ball. In each function, it is beneficial for the wearer to be able to handle and control the ball easily and effectively with the soccer shoe. It is also beneficial to have a soccer shoe that enables the wearer to impart spin and increase power to the ball as it is kicked. Further, a soccer shoe that improves a wearer's ability to control and kick the ball as environmental conditions become adverse, such as when it is cold, wet and/or muddy, is crucial to a wearer's consistent performance.
  • In light of the above, numerous attempts have been made over the years to incorporate into a soccer shoe some type of ball handling surface attached to the shoe upper that provides a wearer with better grip and purchase of a ball. In U.S. Patent No. 3,191,321 to Brutting, rubber projections were inserted through holes in the toe portion and medial and lateral vamp portions of the soccer shoe upper to form a ball control surface. This arrangement attempted to address problems of prior shoes of this type i.e., unsatisfactory shape of projections, construction and method of securing the projections to the upper. Whereas the rubber projections of the shoe of U.S. Patent No. 3,191,321 are such as to perhaps improve ball contact and control, they may have the adverse effect of dampening a wearer's power kick due to the compressibility of the material contacting the ball.
  • The design of the soccer shoe in U.S. Patent No. 5,437,112 to Johnston includes rubber formations applied over flat and/or concave ball contact areas. The effectiveness of the ball contact areas of U.S. Patent No. 5,437,112 is premised on the "squaring-off" of the toe box so that the shoe has increased surface area on the inner medial and lateral shoe vamp. The rubber formations on the ball control surface are comprised of either thinner, flexible rubber to provide flexibility and feel to the wearer for improved dribbling and ball control or of rubber of sufficient thickness to remain stable for power kicking. In order to get both effects in one shoe, it is necessary for a wearer to secure a harder, thicker kicking attachment to a "dribbling" shoe. Thus, the design of the shoe does not readily accommodate a soccer player's need for a soccer shoe that will aid the wearer in dribbling and controlling the ball as well as power kicking and passing the ball.
  • Accordingly, what is needed is a soccer shoe which incorporates a ball control system that includes a means to provide adequate dribbling and controlling features to the wearer and means of applying or increasing power or influence over the ball during kicking and passing. In addition, the ball control system must be integrated into the soccer shoe in such a manner as to not impede a player's speed by being too heavy or cumbersome.
  • Summary of the Invention
  • To achieve the foregoing and other objects, and in accordance with the purposes of the present invention as embodied and broadly described herein, the article of footwear of the present invention comprises a ball control and influence system. The system of the present invention includes a ball control region that is comprised of three interrelated materials serving three different functions that is disposed on an outer surface of a soccer shoe upper.
  • The soccer shoe of the present invention enables the wearer to control the ball while dribbling and to achieve rapid control of the ball upon receipt of a pass. The soccer shoe also provides means of applying or increasing power and influence over the ball while power kicking and passing. Due to the relative movement between the ball control region and the outer surface of the upper upon contact with a ball and the composition of the ball control region, the soccer shoe allows the wearer to impart spin or other forms of induced movement of the ball so as to selectively vary the flight of the ball.
  • The soccer shoe of the present invention includes a ball control region attached to an outer surface of the upper. The ball control region is comprised of a series of raised geometric protrusions constructed of three layers of interrelated materials. The material of each layer is chosen to perform a specific function so that in unison the three layers allow a wearer to impart a variety of desired effects on the ball.
  • The outer layer is comprised of a soft and pliable rubber that deforms easily and provides grip when in contact with a ball. The gripping nature of the outer layer acts like tentacles to both attract and slow down the ball when receiving it and then keeping it steady when preparing to shoot. The outer layer is tactile so that the wearer is able to feel the ball to effectively dribble and carry it down the field under any environmental condition.
  • The inner middle layer is comprised of a harder, more resilient rubber compound than that of the outer layer. The inner middle layer in conjunction with the outer layer deforms around the outer surface of a ball to enhance or over-emphasize the particular effect that the wearer wants to achieve with the ball. Thus, a wearer can more effectively make short passes and/or maneuver about other players by applying greater force between the ball control region and the ball surface and deforming the inner middle layer of material.
  • The core layer is comprised of a very thin layer of high tensile metal or plastic. This area provides a wearer with the means of applying and/or increasing power and influence to the ball. A wearer is able to achieve an extra belt of power and effect when the three layers of the ball control region are deformed in unison during hard contact with the ball.
  • In another embodiment of the present invention, the ball control region is comprised of a series of raised geometric protrusions of various sizes that are arranged on the soccer shoe upper in a manner that allows the wearer to impart a variety of desired effects on the ball, such as imparting more spin to the ball. Each geometric protrusion is made of a single rubber material, however the type of rubber compound used for the geometric protrusions varies with its placement on the soccer shoe upper. Thus, the rubber material selected for the geometric protrusions around the throat of the upper has a different density/hardness than the rubber material selected for the geometric protrusions which cover the lateral and medial sides of the soccer shoe upper.
  • The invention also provides a ball control surface for sports footwear having gripper or ball teeth made of rubber and/or compounds designed in combination with specific geometries that bite into a ball as it is kicked forward. The control surface may comprise a series of raised pyramids spaced equidistantly, and constructed of three different but interrelated materials having different functions.
  • Preferably, the outer surface is of a very soft and pliable rubber that deforms easily and has the property of acting like tentacles to both attract and slow a ball down when receiving it and then keeping it steady when preparing for a kick. It is very desirable for the ball to stay in contact with the ball control surface for as long as possible. The "tentacles" have properties which make this possible.
  • The inner material is of a harder and more nervous rubber or other resilient compound which acts in conjunction with the outer rubber to deform around the surface of the ball and to then enhance or over emphasize the particular effect that the player wants to achieve with the ball.
  • The core material is made of a thin but high tensile metal or plastic. This part effects energy and nervousness which can give a critical brief (milliseconds) belt of extra power and effect.
  • Further features and advantages of the present invention, as well as the structure and operation of various embodiments of the present invention, are described in detail below with reference to the accompanying drawings.
  • Brief Description of the Drawings
  • The accompanying drawings, which are incorporated herein and form part of the specification, illustrate the present invention and together with the description further serve to explain the principles of the invention and to enable a person skilled in the pertinent art to make and use the invention.
  • FIG. 1 is a lateral side view of one embodiment of an article of footwear in accordance with the present invention.
  • FIG. 2 is a top plan view of a geometric protrusion of FIG. 1.
  • FIG. 2a is a cross-sectional view taken along line 2A-2A of Fig. 2.
  • FIG. 3 is a top plan view of a series of geometric protrusions of FIG. 1.
  • FIG. 3a is a cross-sectional view taken along line 3A-3A of Fig. 3.
  • FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view of a series of geometric protrusions of FIG. 1 in a relaxed state.
  • FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view of a series of geometric protrusions of FIG. 1 wherein an outer layer is deformed under soft contact with a ball.
  • FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view of a series of geometric protrusions of FIG. 1 wherein an outer layer and an inner middle layer are deformed under hard contact with a ball.
  • FIG. 7 is a medial side view of a second embodiment of an article of footwear in accordance with the present invention.
  • FIG. 8 is a lateral side view of the article of footwear of FIG.7.
  • FIG. 9 is a top view of the article of footwear of FIG. 7.
  • FIG. 10 is a top plan view of the ball control region (shell?) of FIG. 7.
  • Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments
  • A preferred embodiment of the present invention is now described with reference to the figures where like reference numbers indicate identical or functionally similar elements. Also in the figures, the left most digit of each reference number corresponds to the figure in which the reference number is first used. While specific configurations and arrangements are discussed, it should be understood that this is done for illustrative purposes only. A person skilled in the relevant art will recognize that other configurations and arrangements can be used without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention. It will be apparent to a person skilled in the relevant art that this invention can also be employed in a variety of other applications.
  • A lateral side view of soccer shoe 100 in accordance with the present invention is shown in FIG. 1. Soccer shoe 100 has upper 102 and sole 104 provided with studs 106. Upper 102 may be made of leather. In another embodiment of the present invention, upper 102 may be made of any suitable synthetic material, including a combination of fabric and plastic. Sole 104 and studs 106 are integrally formed of plastic in an injection molding process. In another embodiment, sole 104 and studs 106 may be formed separately and attached one to the other in any means apparent to a person skilled in the relevant art given the present description and application.
  • Ball control region 108 is attached to upper 102 and is comprised of a series of geometric protrusion 110 formed in rows. In another embodiment of the present invention, ball control region 108 may be formed integrally with upper 102. Each geometric protrusion 110 is generally pyramidal and of substantially equal dimensions. The geometry and size of geometric protrusion 110 provides multidirectional performance for the wearer. Ball control region 108 wraps around the outer surface of upper 102 below fastening portion 112 such that a ball may be controlled about this entire region. In another embodiment of the present invention, geometric protrusions may be of various shapes and dimensions and formed about the ball control region in any suitable arrangement in keeping with the present description and application.
  • As shown in FIGs. 2, 2A, 3 and 4, ball control region 108 may be formed of three distinct and interrelated layers. Outer layer 202 is formed of a soft and pliable rubber that deforms easily and has the property of acting like tentacles to both attract and slow the ball down when receiving it and then keeping it steady when preparing to shoot. (It is very desirable for accuracy of the kick that the ball stays on the foot for as long as possible, the outer layer has properties to make this possible.) One preferred material is a rubber compound having a Shore hardness of between 60A and 64A. Inner middle layer 204 is formed of a much harder and more resilient rubber compound than outer layer 202. One suitable material is a rubber compound having a Shore hardness of between 49A and 53A. As shown in FIGs. 5 and 6, inner middle layer 204 acts in conjunction with outer layer 202 to deform around the surface of ball 502 to enhance or over-emphasize the particular effect that the wearer wants to put on the ball. Core layer 206 is formed of a very thin high tensile metal or plastic. Core layer 206 creates the real energy and resiliency of ball control region 108 that during a kick gives a belt of extra power and effect while imparting spin on the ball.
  • Although the above-described embodiment suggests the use of three separate materials for geometric protrusions 110, it may be possible to use a single material with a density that varies from a less dense outer region to a denser inner region. It is also envisioned that for some applications, two materials may be used to accomplish some of the same goals as the three layer geometric protrusion of ball control region 108. Similarly, the ball control region can be tailored for particular functionality by utilizing a fourth material or more.
  • FIGS. 7 through 10 show an alternate embodiment of the present invention. Soccer shoe 700 has upper 702 and sole 704 provided with studs 706. Ball control region 708 is attached to an outer surface of upper 702 and is comprised of geometric protrusions 710 that are generally conical. Conical protrusions 708 vary in height from 3 mm to 7 mm and in base diameter from 3 mm to 6 mm, as represented in FIG. 10.
  • Ball control region 708 is arranged such that it defines ball pockets 712 on the outer surface of upper 702. Shorter conical protrusions 710 are arranged directly adjacent ball pockets 712 with taller conical protrusions 710 positioned in step fashion about ball control region 708 such that the curved surface of the ball is accommodated within ball pockets 712.
  • Conical protrusions 710 of ball control region 708 are each formed of a single rubber compound. However, the properties of the rubber compound used to produce the conical protrusions varies with which region of ball control surface 708 the conical protrusions are to be placed on soccer shoe upper 702. As shown in FIGS. 9 and 10, ball control region 708 is comprised of a throat region 714, a medial region 716 and a lateral region 718 wherein the rubber compound used to manufacture the conical protrusions thereon varies from region to region. Particularly, the rubber used for the "U-shaped" throat region 714 of ball control region 708 is of a harder rubber material, such as PGM 44 with a Shore hardness of 50A, which allows a wearer to increase the power and influence over the ball when the ball is kicked from within this region of the shoe. In contrast medial and lateral regions 716 and 718 of ball control region 708 are made of a softer rubber material, such as PGM 50 with a Shore hardness of 62A, which slightly deforms around the surface of a ball to allow the wearer to enhance or over-emphasize the particular effect that the wearer wants to achieve with the ball, by keeping the ball on the wearer's foot longer.
  • Ball control region 108 may also be removable from the upper to allow ball control regions having different characteristics to be interchanged on a single upper. For example, the ball control region could be attached with snaps, a hook and pile fastener or in any other convenient manner. Individual geometric protrusions might also be replaceable so that an individual soccer player may tailor his/her ball control region to suit his/her individual needs or desires.
  • While various embodiments of the present invention have been described above, it should be understood that they have been presented by way of example, and not limitation. It will be apparent to persons skilled in the relevant art that various changes in form and detail can be made therein without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention. Thus the present invention should not be limited by any of the above-described exemplary embodiments, but should be defined only in accordance with the following claims and their equivalents. All cited patent documents and publications in the above description are incorporated herein by reference.

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  1. An article of footwear to provide grip and purchase on a ball comprising:
    a sole;
    an upper disposed on said sole and having an outer surface; and
    a ball control region attached to said outer surface of said upper comprised of a plurality of interrelated layers, wherein one of said layers includes a material of a different hardness than another of said layers.
  2. The article of footwear of claim 1, wherein said ball control region covers a substantial portion of said upper.
  3. The article of footwear of claim 1, wherein said ball control region comprises a series of geometric protrusions.
  4. The article of footwear of claim 3, wherein the geometric protrusions are generally conical.
  5. The article of footwear of claim 3, wherein the geometric protrusions are generally pyramidal.
  6. The article of footwear of claim 5, wherein each of the pyramidal geometric protrusions are of substantially equal dimensions.
  7. The article of footwear of claim 4, wherein the conical geometric protrusions are of varying dimension.
  8. The article of footwear of claim 5, wherein the pyramidal geometric protrusions are spaced equidistant apart and formed in rows.
  9. The article of footwear of claim 1, wherein said plurality of interrelated layers of said ball control region further comprises:
    an outer layer that contacts the ball;
    a core layer that is disposed on said outer surface of the upper; and
    an inner middle layer sandwiched between said outer layer and said core layer.
  10. The article of footwear of claim 9, wherein said outer layer comprises a soft rubber that deforms easily, said core layer comprises a high tensile metal or plastic, and said inner middle layer comprises a harder rubber than said outer layer.
  11. An article of footwear to provide grip and purchase on a ball comprising:
    a sole;
    an upper disposed on said sole and having an outer surface; and
    a ball control region attached to said outer surface of said upper comprised of a throat region, a medial region and a lateral region, wherein one of said throat, medial or lateral regions includes a material of a different hardness than another of said regions.
  12. The article of footwear of claim 11, wherein said ball control region covers a substantial portion of said upper.
  13. The article of footwear of claim 11, wherein said ball control region comprises a series of geometric protrusions arranged to form a plurality of ball pockets.
  14. The article of footwear of claim 13, wherein said geometric protrusions are generally conical.
  15. The article of footwear of claim 14, wherein said conical geometric protrusions are of varying dimension such that said conical geometric protrusions which are adjacent said ball pockets are smaller in area than said conical geometric protrusions about a remainder of said ball control region.
  16. The article of footwear of claim 11, wherein said ball control region comprises a series of geometric protrusions.
  17. The article of footwear of claim 16, wherein said geometric protrusions in said throat region are formed from rubber with a Shore hardness of about 50A.
  18. The article of footwear of claim 17, wherein said geometric protrusions in said medial and lateral regions are formed of rubber with a Shore hardness of about 62A.
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