WATERPROOF BREATHABLE BOOT

  • US 20130008051A1
  • Filed: 07/06/2012
  • Published: 01/10/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/08/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A waterproof breathable boot comprising:

  • an outsole having a toe portion, a heel portion, an upper side and a lower side;

    a multi-layer breathable bootie having a toe portion, a heel portion, an instep portion, and an upstanding generally tubular portion having an open upper end, a front side, a rear side, a first side and a second side;

    said bootie being secured to said upper side of said outsole and extending upwardly therefrom;

    a toe cap secured to said toe end of said outsole which embraces said toe portion of said bootie and which is secured thereto;

    said toe cap being comprised of a waterproof elastic material;

    a center front panel having an upper end, a lower end, a first side, a second side, a front side and a rear side;

    said center front panel being comprised of a waterproof elastic material;

    said lower end of said center front panel being secured to said toe cap;

    said rear side of said center front panel being secured to said front side of said bootie;

    a plurality of substantially horizontally disposed and vertically spaced-apart panel members secured to said center front panel and which extend rearwardly therefrom at both said first and second sides thereof which are secured to said bootie;

    said panel members being comprised of a waterproof elastic material;

    an instep panel extending from both of said first and second sides of said center front panel;

    said instep panel having a plurality of spaced-apart openings formed therein which expose said bootie;

    said instep panel being secured to said bootie and said outsole;

    said instep panel being comprised of a waterproof elastic material;

    a rear panel having a front side, a rear side, a first side, a second side, an upper end and a lower end;

    said rear panel being comprised of a waterproof elastic material;

    said rear panel being secured at its said lower end to said heel cap and extending upwardly therefrom;

    said rear panel being secured at its said front side to said bootie;

    said rear panel having a plurality of horizontally disposed and vertically spaced-apart openings formed therein which expose portions of said bootie.

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