mbt patents

MBT® is always supportive of being involved in research and studies that allow a better understanding of the needs and preferences of our consumers and the possible benefits of our patented shoe technology.


MBT® is proud to have a loyal consumer base who tell us frequently how satisfied they are with our shoes, and we will always strive to continue to please our loyal fans as well as to reach new consumers with new patents, style updates and new designs as the brand develops.


MBT® footwear includes unique features that are patented in the United States and in a variety of countries around the world. The applicable patents are listed below and constitute notice of our patent rights in the United States under Section 287(a) of Title 35 of the United States Code:

U.S. Patent No. 6,341,432 and U.S. Patent No. 6,782,639* apply, without limitation, to the following styles:

AFIYA 5
BALOZI DRESS LUXE CHUKKA
DUNI
AFIYA 5 SLIP ON
BALOZI DRESS LUXE PENNY LOAFER
ELEA 2
AFIYA LACE UP
BALOZI DRESS LUXE OXFORD
EUZI FLIP
AFLA
BARAKA LACE UP
FARAJA
AINRA LACE UP
BARAKA SLIP ON
FLUA
AJABU
BASI
HABARI 2
ALIKA
BASMA
HAIFA
ASANTE 2
BIANA
HALILI
ASANTE 5S
BISA
HANI
ASHON
BITITI
HASA 3 EYE
AUGA SPORT LOW
BOMOA
HASA LOW
AWENA
CHAKULA GTX® M
HASA SLIP ON
AZIMA LACE OXFORD
CHAKULA GTX® W
HIARI LACE
AZIMA SLIP ON
CHOMBO
HURU
BAAKO
CHOMBO 2
IMANI GTX®
BADU
DAFINA LB
INTISAR
BAHA
DAHOMA
ISIMO 2
BALOZI DRESS LUXE BROGUE
DAUDI
ISIMO 3
ISIMO 5

LEQUISHA
SAIDA
JABARI
LILA SPORT SANDAL
SAKA SPORT SANDAL
JAHI SPORT NEUTRAL
MAGOMA
SEIF
JAHI SUPPORT
MAHIRI
SHAMIN
JALANI CHUKKA
MALAIKA MID
SHANI LUXE OXFORD
JALANI LACE
MANNI
SHANI LUXE PENNY LOAFER
JAMBO 5
MAPENZI
SHANI LUXE SLIP ON
JENGO SPORT NEUTRAL
MATWA M
SIMBA 5
JENGO SUPPORT
MATWA W
SIMBA LACE
JENGO LIGHTWEIGHT
MBT 1996
SIMBA 5 SLIP ON
KABISA
NAFASI 3 STRAP
SIRIMA
KABISA 5
NAFASI MID W
SIRIMA 5
KAMPALA
NAFASI S
SPORT 3 M
KAMPALA STRAP
NAFASI S STRAP
SPORT 3 W
KANONI PENNY MOC
NAFASI STRAP W
SPORT 4
KARIBU W
NAFAKAI LB
TAMU 2
KAWERIA
NARUA 2
TAMU SLIP-ON
KESHO MJ
NARUA 5
TAMU STRAP
KESHO MJ 2
NIA LACE
TATU
KHERI
PAMOJA
TATU 2
KIANGA 3
PANYA BUCKLE
TATU 5
KIBURI
PANYA HI
TATUNA 5
KIBURI 5
PATA
TIME SERVICE CLOG
KIBURI 5S
PATA 5S
TIME SERVICE LACE
KIMACHO
PATA CLASSIC ZIP
TIME SERVICE VELCRO
KINAYA
PENDO
TISHA
KISIWA CHELSEA 2
RAAWIYA
UBORA
KISIWA CHELSEA 3
RADMA M
UBWA
KISUMU 3
RADMA W
UKUU WALK LITE BLUCHER LACE
KISUMU 3 W
RASUL
UKUU WALK LITE LACE
KISUMU 3S
RUKIYA WALK LITE LACE
UZURI
KISUMU 5
RUKIYA WALK LITE MJ
VIZURI GTX®
KITO 3 EYE LACE
RUKIYA WALK LITE ZIP
YAKINI
KITO BLUCHER LACE
RUZUNA
ZAKIYA AUTUMN MID ZIP
KITO BLUCHER LACE MID
SABA
ZENDE
KIZINGO MID 2
SABRA TRAIL LACE UP
ZUBERI LACE
KOFFI
SAFETY LOW CUT
LEASHA TRAIL LACE UP
SAID

US Patent 6,341,432 corresponds to the
following foreign patents:
AT239399T CA2294643C DE59808288D1 DK999764T3 EP0999764B1 ES2194340T3
JP03753745B2 NO317521B1 PT999764E SE999764

*Additional patent applications pending

US Patent 6,782,639 corresponds to the

following foreign patents:
AE-104/2001 AT278335T AU776603B2 BR0006687A CA2343044C CN1236710C
CZ302556B6 DE50008099D1 DK1124462T3 EP1124462B1 ES2228564T3 HK1040477A1
IL141752A IN203099B JP03904925B2 KR377822B MX221632 NO200102145
PL193739B1 PT1124462E RU2245667C2 SE1124462 SG79315 SI1124462T1
TR200101162T2 TW520982B UA66877C2 ZA200100398A