Canada Goose has been granted a patent for a unique footwear article design featuring a gusseted tongue with dual lacing systems for improved fit and comfort. The design allows for easy adjustment and customization of the boot opening based on the wearer’s preference. GlobalData’s report on Canada Goose gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Patent granted for a boot with gusseted tongue and dual lacing systems

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Canada Goose Holdings Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11849812B2) discloses a unique boot design that includes an upper with a gusseted tongue and multiple lacing systems. The boot features a gusseted tongue with tongue fasteners that can be selectively fastened or unfastened to adjust the boot opening size. The design includes an outboard lacing system on the side portions of the upper and an inboard lacing system on the tongue panel, allowing for efficient lacing across the boot. Additionally, a lower lacing system is included on the forefoot portion of the upper, providing versatility in lacing configurations.

Furthermore, the patent also covers a footwear article with similar features, including a gusseted tongue, tongue fasteners, and multiple lacing systems. The footwear article design allows for easy adjustment of the foot-receiving opening through the use of the tongue fasteners. The first lacing system on the upper and the second lacing system on the tongue panel enable smooth lacing across the footwear article. Additionally, a third lacing system on the upper below the first and second lacing systems provides further flexibility in lacing configurations. Overall, the patented designs offer innovative solutions for customizable and efficient lacing in boots and footwear articles.

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