Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Search All Patents:

  This Patent May Be For Sale or Lease. Contact Us

  Is This Your Patent? Claim This Patent Now.

Register or Login To Download This Patent As A PDF

United States Patent D391,053
Lucas February 24, 1998

Portion of a shoe upper


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described .
Inventors: Lucas; Robert J. (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/066,574
Filed: February 18, 1997

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,946,969,970,972-974 36/83,84,45,50.1,53,114

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D296261 June 1988 Brown et al.
D307663 May 1990 Boucher et al.
D329323 September 1992 Rogers et al.
D330451 October 1992 Hatfield
D331829 December 1992 Kittle
D346484 May 1994 Hatfield
D347109 May 1994 Avar
D347519 June 1994 Worthington
D352162 November 1994 Morris
D354391 January 1995 Hatfield et al.
D354847 January 1995 Diaz et al.
D357573 April 1995 Ng
D357796 May 1995 Crowley, II
D365922 January 1996 O'Rorke
D373463 September 1996 Greene
D377262 January 1997 Lucas
D377263 January 1997 Lucas
D377712 February 1997 Avar et al.

Other References

Nike Fall 1997 Footwear Catalog, pp. 63 and 168, published Dec. 1996. .
Nike Late Spring 1997 Footwear Catalog, pp. 34, 46, 70, 71, 155, 168, 172 and 173, published Sep. 1996. .
Nike Fall 1996 Footwear Catalog, pp. 6 and 150, published Dec. 1995. .
Nike Holiday 1996 Footwear Catalog, p. 106, published Mar. 1996. .
Nike Spring 1996 Footwear Catalog, pp. 132 and 150, published Jun. 1995. .
Nike Spring 1995 Footwear Catalog, pp. 32, 40, 109, published Jun. 1994. .
Nike Late Spring 1995 Footwear Catalog, pp. 20, 21, published Sep. 1994. .
Nike Fall 1995 Footwear Catalog, p. 102, published Nov. 1994. .
Nike Holiday 1995 Footwear Catalog, p. 15, published Mar. 1995. .
Nike Fall 1994 Footwear Catalog, pp. 28, 96, 148, 168, published Nov. 1993..

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


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

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

The broken line showing of a shoe sole and the remaining portion of the upper in FIGS. 1-4 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

* * * * *

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.