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United States Patent D418,282
von Conta ,   et al. January 4, 2000

Shoe midsole


The ornamental design for a shoe midsole, as shown and described.
Inventors: von Conta; Peter (Putnam, CT), Pawlus; Christopher J. (Newtown, MA), Duclos; Gary P. (Newbury Port, MA)
Assignee: The Rockport Company, Inc. (Marlborough, MA)
Appl. No.: D/085,115
Filed: March 17, 1998

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
076578Sep., 1997Des. 396549

Current U.S. Class: D2/947 ; D2/961; D2/977
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/897,902,906,908,914,916,919,946-962,964,977 36/44,59C,85,101,103,104,106,113-115,124,126,127-130,3B,11.5,12-15,25R

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D262158 December 1981 Barneck
D262159 December 1981 Bartneck
D268543 April 1983 Bretschneider
D338326 August 1993 Dolinsky
D356669 March 1995 Kurosaki
D365921 January 1996 Von conta et al.
D366952 February 1996 Pyle
D369236 April 1996 Maltby
D373898 September 1996 Bramani
D377859 February 1997 Bramani
D378472 March 1997 Bramani
D390690 February 1998 Murai et al.
D394343 May 1998 Marshall et al.
D401042 November 1998 Davis
D401045 November 1998 Greenberg

Other References

Prowalker 7330 Shoe, The Rockport Company, Spring 1994 Catalog, p. 24. .
MWT10 ProWalker World Tour, The Rockport Company, Fall Catalog 1996, p. 14. .
Merrell Jungle Runner Shoe, Sportstyle Feb. 1998, p. 60..

Primary Examiner: Murphy; Celia
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC


FIG. 1 is a left side elevational view of a shoe midsole showing my new design therefor;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The portions of the midsole top which are not shown form no part of the claimed design.

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