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United States Patent D345,046
Avar March 15, 1994

Outsole of a shoe


The ornamental design for the outsole of a shoe, as shown and described.
Inventors: Avar; Eric P. (Beaverton, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/002,397
Filed: December 11, 1992

Current U.S. Class: D2/953
Field of Search: D2/264,265,274,311,317-323 36/25R,28,29,3R,32R,59R,59C,83,84,89,100-107,112-114,132,136

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Other References

Nike catalogs--Spring '93, published Jun. 1992, pp. 102, 88; 32. .
Spring '91 Nike Catalog, published Jun. 1990, pp. 38, 30, 28. .
Fall '89 Nike Catalog, published Dec. 1988, pp. 34, 28, 24. .
Spring '92 Nike Catalog, published May 1991, pp. 52, 34. .
Fall '90 Nike Catalog, p. 26. .
Spring '90 Nike Catalog, p. 22..

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


FIG. 1 is a bottom plan view of a shoe outsole showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of a shoe outsole as shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the other side of a shoe outsole shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a cross section taken through line 4--4 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a cross section taken through line 5--5 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a cross section taken through line 6--6 of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a cross section taken through line 7--7 of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing the shoe upper in FIGS. 2 and 3 is for illustrative purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.

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