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United States Patent D427,759
Hlavacs July 11, 2000

Element for a shoe upper


The ornamental design for an element for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Hlavacs; John (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/117,419
Filed: January 27, 2000

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,943,944,969,972,973 36/45,50.1,51,77M,77R,83,88,89,113,114,126-130

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Other References

Nike Fall 1995 Footwear Catalog, p. 9, published Nov. 1994. .
Nike Spring 1997 Footwear Catalog, pp. 93,131 and 132 published Jun. 1996. .
Nike Fall 1997 Footwear Catalog, p. 7, published Dec. 1996. .
Nike Late Spring 1999 Footwear Catalog, p. M49 published Sep. 1998. .
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Nike Fall 2000 Footwear Catalog, p. 10 published Nov. 1999..

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


FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of an element for a shoe upper shown on a shoe showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view thereof shown without the shoe.

The broken line representation of the shoe in FIGS. 1-5 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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