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United States Patent D421,832
Loveder March 28, 2000

Sole for a boot or shoe


The ornamental design for sole for a boot or shoe, as shown and described.
Inventors: Loveder; Christopher J. (Rockford, MI)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/097,262
Filed: December 2, 1998

Current U.S. Class: D2/957 ; D2/951; D2/960
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/896,897,902,906,908,909,914,916,919,946-962,964,977 36/3B,11.5,12-15,25R,28,32R,44,59C,66,75R,76R,85,101,103,104,106,113-115

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Primary Examiner: Murphy; Celia
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Warner Norcross & Judd


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the sole for a boot or shoe embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof, showing the outline of an upper in broken lines, the upper being shown for environmental purposes only and not being part of the claimed design; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

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