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United States Patent D397,859
Cass September 8, 1998

Portion of a shoe upper

Claims


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. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Late Spring 1998, pp. 14, 31, 80, 121, 133, 142 and 201. Published Sep. 1997. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Spring 1998, pp. 28, 150, 169, 170. Published Jun. 1997. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Late Spring 1997, pp. 34, 109 and 210. Published Sep. 1996. .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Holiday 1997, p. 53. Published Mar. 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.

Description



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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