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United States Patent D442,768
Matis May 29, 2001

Footwear sole


The ornamental design for footwear sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Matis; Clark A. (Charlotte, VT)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/124,398
Filed: June 6, 2000

Current U.S. Class: D2/957 ; D2/953; D2/959
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/902,909,911,914,916,920,946-948,951-962,964,972,977 36/3B,22R,25R,28,29,32R,43,59C,136

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D294424 March 1988 Brown et al.
D299887 February 1989 Diaz
D321425 November 1991 Mitsui
D414023 September 1999 Cretinon et al.
D417943 December 1999 Solaroli
D423764 May 2000 Akhidime
D434549 December 2000 Solaroli
D434550 December 2000 LaBerge
6151806 November 2000 Morris et al.

Other References

Merrell Spring 2000 catalogue, p. 41..

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


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

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

FIGS. 1 and 3-6 show an upper in broken lines. The upper is shown for environmental purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.

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