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1. (WO2004006708) AN ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2004/006708    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2003/007124
Publication Date: 22.01.2004 International Filing Date: 03.07.2003
IPC:
A43B 7/02 (2006.01)
Applicants: CONNOLLY, James [IE/IE]; (IE)
Inventors: CONNOLLY, James; (IE)
Agent: PURDY, Hugh, Barry; Murgitroyd & Company, Scotland House, 165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow G5 8PL (GB)
Priority Data:
S2002/0581 15.07.2002 IE
S2003/0214 24.03.2003 IE
Title (EN) AN ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR
(FR) CHAUSSURE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An article of footwear comprises an upper portion (2) which is dimensioned to at least partially enclose a user's foot, a sole portion (3) connected to the upper 9 portion and a solid microwaveable, insole shaped heating pad (6). The sole portion includes a pocket (5) which is dimensioned for receipt of the heating pad. The article is adapted for removal and insertion of the heating pad by means an openable fastener which connects the upper portion from the sole portion. The invention also relates to a method of heating a foot comprising the step of providing an article of footwear according to the invention, removing the heating pad from the pocket of the article of footwear, heating the heating pad in a microwave for a suitable amount of time, inserting the heating pad into the pocket of the article of footwear and placing the article of footwear onto a users foot.
(FR)L'invention concerne une chaussure qui a une partie supérieure (2) aux dimensions permettant d'entourer au moins en partie le pied, une semelle (3) reliée à cette partie, et un élément chauffant en forme de semelle intérieure solide micro-ondable (6). La semelle comprend une poche (5) capable de recevoir l'élément chauffant. On peut retirer et insérer l'élément chauffant par le biais d'un élément de fixation susceptible d'être ouvert qui relie entre elles la partie supérieure et la semelle. L'invention concerne également un procédé visant à chauffer le pied: on fournit la chaussure considérée, on extrait l'élément chauffant de la poche de la semelle, puis l'élément en question est passé aux micro-ondes pendant une durée appropriée, et ledit élément est inséré dans la poche susmentionnée, puis l'utilisateur met la chaussure.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)