Patents by Inventor Dylan S. Van Atta

Dylan S. Van Atta has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10893720
    Abstract: An article of footwear may include a sole structure fixedly attached to an upper defining an internal cavity configured to receive a foot of a wearer. The sole structure may include an exposed outer member configured to contact the ground, the exposed outer member including a first aperture, and a sensory feedback member disposed at least partially within the first aperture in the outer member, the sensory feedback member including a first end and a second end. The first end of the sensory feedback member may include a projection extending through the first aperture and configured to contact the ground. In addition, the second end of the sensory feedback member may include a plurality of flexible bristles extending through a portion of the sole structure and exposed to the internal cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: 10285468
    Abstract: An article of footwear includes projection members providing sensory feedback. The projection members are movable relative to an upper of the article of footwear. When the upper encounters a surface of an object, the projection members may be displaced in a direction towards wearer's foot. The projection members may be configured so that they are inserted into apertures located on the upper, and extend above an outer surface of the upper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Dylan S. Van Atta, Patricia L. Smaldone
  • Publication number: 20180242683
    Abstract: An article of footwear may include a sole structure fixedly attached to an upper defining an internal cavity configured to receive a foot of a wearer. The sole structure may include an exposed outer member configured to contact the ground, the exposed outer member including a first aperture, and a sensory feedback member disposed at least partially within the first aperture in the outer member, the sensory feedback member including a first end and a second end. The first end of the sensory feedback member may include a projection extending through the first aperture and configured to contact the ground. In addition, the second end of the sensory feedback member may include a plurality of flexible bristles extending through a portion of the sole structure and exposed to the internal cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: 9955749
    Abstract: An article of footwear may include a sole structure fixedly attached to an upper defining an internal cavity configured to receive a foot of a wearer. The sole structure may include an exposed outer member configured to contact the ground, the exposed outer member including a first aperture, and a sensory feedback member disposed at least partially within the first aperture in the outer member, the sensory feedback member including a first end and a second end. The first end of the sensory feedback member may include a projection extending through the first aperture and configured to contact the ground. In addition, the second end of the sensory feedback member may include a plurality of flexible bristles extending through a portion of the sole structure and exposed to the internal cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D835897
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D836896
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D836897
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D836315
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838950
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeongwoo Lee, Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838951
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeongwoo Lee, Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838961
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838962
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838963
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838964
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D838965
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D839582
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D840651
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeongwoo Lee, Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D882933
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D882934
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta
  • Patent number: D902556
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Dylan S. Van Atta