Patents by Inventor Nate Durflinger

Nate Durflinger 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: 20220047040
    Abstract: A sole structure for an article of footwear comprises a cushioning element including a first material and a cradle including a second material. The cradle is attached to the cushioning element and includes a first plate disposed against the cushioning element and a second plate spaced apart from the cushioning element, the second plate including an aperture. The sole structure additionally includes a bladder disposed within the cradle and including a first portion contacting the first plate and a second portion extending through the aperture of the second plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Nate Durflinger, Christopher J. Lyke
  • Publication number: 20210361027
    Abstract: An article of footwear includes an upper extending from a first end in a forefoot region to a second end in a heel region. The article of footwear also includes a sole structure attached to the upper and including a posterior end extending beyond the second end of the upper. The sole structure includes a bladder having a portion disposed between the second end of the upper and the posterior end of the sole structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Nate Durflinger, Lai Wa C. Ho, Emily Simmons
  • Publication number: 20210145119
    Abstract: A bladder for an article of footwear extends from an anterior end to a posterior end and includes a first chamber disposed in an interior region of the bladder and a second chamber at least partially surrounding the first chamber. The first chamber includes a first interior void having a first pressure and the second chamber includes a second interior void having a second pressure. In some implementations, the second chamber includes a plurality of lobes arranged in series and each having a first end, a second end, and an intermediate portion disposed between the first end and the second end. Each lobe has a greater thickness at the intermediate portion than at the first end and the second end, such that each lobe tapers from the intermediate portion to the first end and the second end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Wesley K. Chan, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Lee D. Peyton, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D910987
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D910994
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D911012
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D911698
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D922046
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D922058
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D922746
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D927839
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Nate Durflinger
  • Patent number: D928482
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D928483
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D928484
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D928485
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D929100
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D929723
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D929724
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D929725
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken
  • Patent number: D929726
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Fidencio Campos, II, Nate Durflinger, Zachary M. Elder, Jonathan Kosenick, Wil Sixour, Doug D. Wilken