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United States Patent D393,348
Backus April 14, 1998

Portion of a shoe upper


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described .
Inventors: Backus; Peter P. (Newberg, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/071,080
Filed: May 20, 1997

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,929,935,943,944,946,969,971,972 24/714.6-714.8 36/83,84,114,45,50.1,102,126,128,129

References Cited

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D383915 September 1997 Tresser
D386604 November 1997 Cass

Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog, Holiday 1997, pp. 14, 33, 53. Published Mar. 1997. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Late Spring 1997, p. 138. Published Sep. 1996. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Spring 1997, pp. 107, 181. Published Jun. 1996. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Holiday 1996, p. 24. Published Mar. 1996. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Late Spring 1996, pp. 125, 144. Published Aug. 1995. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Spring 1995, p. 63. Published Jun. 1994..

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 front elevational view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a a top plan view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of the remainder of the shoe is for illustration purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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