Patents by Inventor Eric Y. Lee

Eric Y. Lee 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: 11278072
    Abstract: A magnetic fastener such as for an article of footwear comprises a male fastener portion and a female fastener portion. The male fastener portion is configured to magnetically fasten to the female fastener portion. The female fastener portion defines a recess with an outer periphery that is asymmetric about a center axis of the recess. The male fastener portion fits into the recess when the male fastener portion is in a first orientation relative to the female fastener portion, and interferes with the female fastener portion when the male fastener portion is urged to rotate about the center axis of the recess away from the first orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Giorgio Anceresi, Eric Y. Lee
  • Publication number: 20210368921
    Abstract: A sole structure for an article of footwear includes a chassis and a cushioning arrangement. The chassis includes a recess formed between a first surface and a second surface facing the first surface. The cushioning arrangement includes a first cushioning element protruding from the first surface and including a first plurality of lobes and a second cushioning element protruding from the second surface and including a second plurality of lobes contacting the first plurality of lobes. At least one of the first cushioning element and the second cushioning element may include a fluid-filled bladder. A first side of each cushioning element includes a substantially planar base and a second side of each cushioning element includes the lobes formed on an opposite side from the base. The base of each cushioning element is attached to a respective one of the surfaces of the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Zachary M. Elder, Jordyn Klumpp, Eric Y. Lee, Fiona L. Lesecq, Damian R. Manspeaker, Roger Paul Murphy, Sebastian Tesche
  • Publication number: 20200288800
    Abstract: A magnetic fastener such as for an article of footwear comprises a male fastener portion and a female fastener portion. The male fastener portion is configured to magnetically fasten to the female fastener portion. The female fastener portion defines a recess with an outer periphery that is asymmetric about a center axis of the recess. The male fastener portion fits into the recess when the male fastener portion is in a first orientation relative to the female fastener portion, and interferes with the female fastener portion when the male fastener portion is urged to rotate about the center axis of the recess away from the first orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Giorgio Anceresi, Eric Y. Lee
  • Patent number: 10674779
    Abstract: A magnetic fastener such as for an article of footwear comprises a male fastener portion and a female fastener portion. The male fastener portion is configured to magnetically fasten to the female fastener portion. The female fastener portion defines a recess with an outer periphery that is asymmetric about a center axis of the recess. The male fastener portion fits into the recess when the male fastener portion is in a first orientation relative to the female fastener portion, and interferes with the female fastener portion when the male fastener portion is urged to rotate about the center axis of the recess away from the first orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Giorgio Anceresi, Eric Y. Lee
  • Publication number: 20190059483
    Abstract: A magnetic fastener such as for an article of footwear comprises a male fastener portion and a female fastener portion. The male fastener portion is configured to magnetically fasten to the female fastener portion. The female fastener portion defines a recess with an outer periphery that is asymmetric about a center axis of the recess. The male fastener portion fits into the recess when the male fastener portion is in a first orientation relative to the female fastener portion, and interferes with the female fastener portion when the male fastener portion is urged to rotate about the center axis of the recess away from the first orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Giorgio Anceresi, Eric Y. Lee
  • Patent number: D752653
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Eric Y. Lee, Srikanth R. Bolishetty