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United States Patent D437,992
Link February 27, 2001

Side element of a shoe upper

Claims


The ornamental design for a side element of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Link; Kenneth (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/128,206
Filed: August 21, 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,81,83,88,113,114,126-130

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Other References

"Nike Footwear Catalog," Holiday 1998, published Feb. 1, 1998 (p. M26), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Footwear Catalog," Spring 1999, published Jun. 1, 1998 (p. W27), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Footwear Catalog," Late Spring 1999, published Sep. 1, 1998 (pp. M11, M41), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Men's Footwear Catalog," Fall 1999, published Nov. 1, 1998 (pp. M9, M45,), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Women's Footwear, Catalog A," Spring 2000, published Jul. 1, 1999 (pp. 26, 71, 83), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Men's Footwear Catalog B," Spring 2000, published Jul. 1, 1999 (p. 21), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Women's Footwear Catalog," Fall 2000, published Nov. 1, 1999 (p. 2), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Men's Footwear Catalog," Fall 2000, published Nov. 1, 1999 (p. 14, 15), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Men's Footwear Catalog" Spring 2001, published Jun. 1, 2000 (pp. 3, 8, 18, 26, 27), Beaverton, Oregon. .
"Nike Women's Footwear Catalog" Spring 2001, published Jun. 1, 2000 (pp. 8, 56), Beaverton, Oregon..

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Trask Britt

Description



FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a side element of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view of the side element of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the side element of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear view of the side element of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the side element of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1.

The phantom lines showing portions of a shoe in FIGS. 1-5 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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