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United States Patent D466,277
Smith, III December 3, 2002

Portion of a shoe


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe, as shown and described.
Inventors: Smith, III; Wilson W. (Tualatin, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/156,313
Filed: February 28, 2002

Current U.S. Class: D2/977
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,943,944,946,969,972,973,977 36/45,50.1,51,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-130,78,72R,72A,72B,73

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


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

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area in the midfoot region and at the rear of the shaded area represent an unclaimed boundary of the design. The broken line showing of the slot within the shaded area and the regions therein, and the remainder of the shoe is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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