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United States Patent D432,780
Hardy October 31, 2000

Portion of a shoe upper


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described .
Inventors: Hardy; Alan S. (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/123,531
Filed: May 22, 2000

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

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
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Other References

Nike Spring 1999 Men's Footwear Catalog, p. M18, published Jun. 1998. .
Nike Fall 1999 Men's Footwear Catalog, p. M44, published Dec. 1998. .
Nike Holiday 2000 Men's Footwear Catalog, p. 11, published Mar. 2000..

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


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

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of one side thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the other side thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a second perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof.

The broken line showing of the remainder of the shoe is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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