Pant leg lower end reinforcing structure and shoe and pant leg system

  • US 7,328,460 B1
  • Filed: 06/08/2005
  • Issued: 02/12/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/08/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A reinforced pant leg assembly, comprising:

  • a pant leg having a pant leg lower end with a lower end rearward portion and an inner surface and having a pant leg longitudinal axis extending from said pant leg lower end upwardly, and lengthwise along said pant leg;

    and elongate reinforcing structure at least three inches in height and having a reinforcing structure upper end and a reinforcing structure lower end and having adhesive fastening means at least at said reinforcing structure upper end and at said reinforcing structure lower end attaching said reinforcing structure to the inner surface of said pant leg lower end rearward portion such that the height of said elongate reinforcing structure extends substantially parallel to said pant leg longitudinal axis and such that said elongate reinforcing structure is entirely inside said pant leg to prevent said pant leg lower end rearward portion from bending forwardly and becoming caught between a heel of a wearer foot and the corresponding sole of an open back shoe.

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