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United States Patent D456,982
Rogers May 14, 2002

Footwear sole


The ornamental design for footwear sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Rogers; Bruce (Ketchum, ID)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/133,476
Filed: November 30, 2000

Current U.S. Class: D2/957 ; D2/947; D2/951; D2/952; D2/953
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/951-958,964,972,977 36/22R,25R,28,29,3R,32R,37,114

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D335022 April 1993 Lozano
D402095 December 1998 Cretinon
D404900 February 1999 Lupo
D410966 June 1999 Cretinon
5915820 June 1999 Kraeuter et al.
D412777 August 1999 Norton et al.
D414023 September 1999 Cretinon et al.
D414594 October 1999 Parisotto
5983529 November 1999 Serna
D421831 March 2000 McDowell
6065230 May 2000 James
D429551 August 2000 Wilson
D433790 November 2000 Oliver
D433791 November 2000 Laberge
D434550 December 2000 LaBerge
D438368 March 2001 Akhidime

Other References

Merrell Fall 2000 catalog, p. 27. .
Merrell Spring 2000 catalog, p. 41..

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


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

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 6 is a perspective view thereof.

FIGS. 2-6 show portions of a midsole in broken lines. The midsole portions are shown for environmental purposes and form no part of the claimed design.

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