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United States Patent D397,859
Cass September 8, 1998

Portion of a shoe upper


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described .
Inventors: Cass; William J. (Hillsboro, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/085,255
Filed: March 19, 1998

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,906,907,972,973,978 36/83,113,114,45,48,50.1,126-129

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Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog, Fall 1998, pp. 8, 10, 56, 72, 102, 118, and 190. Published Dec. 1997. .
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Photographs of Nike Air Max Shoe, Jan. 30, 1998..

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


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a portion of a show upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view.

The broken line showing of the eyelets, the top of the rear lace holding element, and the remainder of the shoe is for illustrative purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.

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