Patents by Inventor John J. Erickson

John J. Erickson 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).

  • Publication number: 20040181974
    Abstract: A golf shoe having a saddle portion for providing lateral support to the foot for increased support during the golf swing. The saddle comprising a base and overlay inserts, each comprising of a thermoplastic urethane (TPU) material of different hardness than the other. The non-stretchable nature of TPU provides an increased level of stability to an area of the foot where lateral strength is crucial. The base having a hardness of less than about 75 Shore A, while the overlay inserts have a hardness of at least about 75 Shore A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2003
    Publication date: September 23, 2004
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: 6722059
    Abstract: A footbed is disclosed that is for use with a shoe. The footbed includes static and dynamic chambers for cushioning a wearer's foot. The static chambers are isolated from one another and the dynamic chambers. The dynamic chambers are in fluid communication and fluid therein is free to flow during a wearer's walk cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John F. Lane, III, John J. Erickson, James M. Feeney
  • Patent number: 6708426
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an outsole for use with a shoe and a shoe having an improved outsole. The outsole includes a forward portion and a rearward portion that are connected by a ball-and-socket connection that allows the portions to move freely. The outsole may include a flexible member disposed between two pieces, for example, of the forward portion to allow these pieces to flex freely. The outsole may be used with a sole construction that includes a gel cushion that is adjacent a transparent window member of the outsole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: John J. Erickson, Douglas K. Robinson, Joseph Hamill, Saunders N. Whittlesey
  • Publication number: 20030140524
    Abstract: A footbed is disclosed that is for use with a shoe. The footbed includes static and dynamic chambers for cushioning a wearer's foot. The static chambers are isolated from one another and the dynamic chambers. The dynamic chambers are in fluid communication and fluid therein is free to flow during a wearer's walk cycle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2001
    Publication date: July 31, 2003
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, John F. Lane, John J. Erickson, James M. Feeney
  • Publication number: 20030131501
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an outsole for use with a shoe and a shoe having an improved outsole. The outsole includes a forward portion and a rearward portion that are connected by a ball-and-socket connection that allows the portions to move freely. The outsole may include a flexible member disposed between two pieces, for example, of the forward portion to allow these pieces to flex freely. The outsole may be used with a sole construction that includes a gel cushion that is adjacent a transparent window member of the outsole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Publication date: July 17, 2003
    Inventors: John J. Erickson, Douglas K. Robinson, Joseph Hamill, Saunders N. Whittlesey
  • Publication number: 20030131503
    Abstract: The present invention is directed toward a shoe comprising an upper and a sole. The sole has a heel portion that includes an outsole and a gel cushion. Preferably, the heel portion has a cushioning factor of at least about 1.18.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2002
    Publication date: July 17, 2003
    Inventors: John J. Erickson, Douglas K. Robinson
  • Patent number: D468515
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: John F. Lane, III, Josephina Kim, James M. Feeney, Douglas K. Robinson, John J. Erickson
  • Patent number: D469244
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John F. Lane, III, John J. Erickson, James M. Feeney
  • Patent number: D476801
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D478413
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D478414
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D479389
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D480205
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D483175
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John F. Lane, III, John J. Erickson, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D483555
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney
  • Patent number: D487332
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney, Richard A. Mochen
  • Patent number: D487615
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, Wayne H. Mullin
  • Patent number: D490597
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney
  • Patent number: D490971
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney
  • Patent number: D493609
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2004
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Douglas K. Robinson, Jr., John J. Erickson, John F. Lane, III, James M. Feeney