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United States Patent D312,527
Hatfield December 4, 1990

Athletic shoe upper


The ornamental design for an athletic shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Hatfield; Tinker L. (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike Inc. and Nike International Ltd. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: 07/504,417
Filed: April 3, 1990

Current U.S. Class: D2/969
Field of Search: D2/264,265,268,272,308-314,279 36/45,83,84,102-106,112-116,132,136

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
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Other References

Nike Catalog, Spring 1989 (publilshed around Jul. 1989) issue, p. 8. .
Nike Catalog, Spring 1988 (published around Jul. 1987) issue, p. 2. .
Nike Catalog, Fall 1988 (published around Jan. 1988) issue, p. 4. .
Nike Catalog, Fall 1987 (published around Jan. 1987) issue, pp. 4 and 8. .
Footwear News, Oct. 6, 1986, issue, p. 24. .
Footwear News Super Shoe Report of Feb. 1988. .
Sportstrek Publication, date unknown. .
Design Publication, Aug. 1982, p. 42..

Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner, Birch, McKie & Beckett


FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of one side of an athletic shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the other side of the shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view of the shoe upper shown in FIG. 1; and

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view of the shoe upper shown in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of a shoe sole, including the cupped vertical sides of the sole, is for illustrative purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.

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