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Panel configuration for a game ball

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Publication number
WO2008036189A3
WO2008036189A3 PCT/US2007/019883 US2007019883W WO2008036189A3 WO 2008036189 A3 WO2008036189 A3 WO 2008036189A3 US 2007019883 W US2007019883 W US 2007019883W WO 2008036189 A3 WO2008036189 A3 WO 2008036189A3
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Prior art keywords
panels
edges
ball
hexagonal
game
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PCT/US2007/019883
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French (fr)
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WO2008036189A2 (en )
Inventor
Richard Avis
Chris S Page
Geoffrey C Raynak
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Nike Inc
Nike International Ltd
Richard Avis
Chris S Page
Geoffrey C Raynak
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B41/00Hollow inflatable balls
    • A63B41/08Ball covers; Closures therefor

Abstract

A game ball, which may be a soccer ball or a variety of other types of ball. The game ball includes a plurality of pentagonal panels, with each of the pentagonal panels having five convex edges. The game ball also includes a plurality of hexagonal panels, with each of the hexagonal panels having three substantially linear edges and three concave edges. The pentagonal panels and the hexagonal panels are connected along abutting concave edges and convex edges, and the hexagonal panels are connected each other along abutting linear edges.
PCT/US2007/019883 2006-09-20 2007-09-13 Panel configuration for a game ball WO2008036189A3 (en)

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CN 200780035146 CN101516455B (en) 2006-09-20 2007-09-13 Panel configuration for a game ball
EP20070838140 EP2063967B1 (en) 2006-09-20 2007-09-13 Panel configuration for a game ball

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EP (1) EP2063967B1 (en)
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DE3726830C1 (en) * 1987-08-12 1988-12-22 Uhl Sportartikel Karl Ball cover, especially for footballs
DE19905046A1 (en) * 1999-02-05 2000-08-31 Faiz Shah Sports ball e.g. football of edge-joined panels comprizes first and second groups of panels all shaped to give greater seam join length for superior ball behavior.
DE19905044A1 (en) * 1999-02-05 2000-08-31 Faiz Shah Ball for e.g. football of interconnected panels employs large-area panels in suggested pentagon and elongated X shape stitching together along extended edge lines.
US20030203779A1 (en) * 2002-04-24 2003-10-30 Nike, Inc. Game ball with bridged panels
DE202004011143U1 (en) * 2004-07-16 2005-12-08 Puma Aktiengesellschaft Rudolf Dassler Sport ball case

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US20110070982A1 (en) 2011-03-24 application
CN101516455A (en) 2009-08-26 application
US20080070727A1 (en) 2008-03-20 application
US8133139B2 (en) 2012-03-13 grant
US8632430B2 (en) 2014-01-21 grant
CN101516455B (en) 2013-04-17 grant
US7862458B2 (en) 2011-01-04 grant
EP2063967A2 (en) 2009-06-03 application
EP2063967B1 (en) 2016-08-24 grant
US20120135828A1 (en) 2012-05-31 application
WO2008036189A2 (en) 2008-03-27 application

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