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United States Patent D468,088
Link January 7, 2003

Portion of a shoe upper


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Link; Kenneth (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/162,723
Filed: June 21, 2002

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,946,969,972,973 36/45,50.1,51,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-130

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Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog Spring 1989, p. 70, published Jun. 1988. .
Nike Footwear Catalog Fall 1991, p. 146, published Dec. 1990. .
Nike Footwear Catalog Spring 1993, pp. 22, 98, published Jun. 1992. .
Nike Footwear Catalog Fall 1993, p. 92, published Dec. 1992. .
Nike Footwear Catalog Holiday 1994, p. 30, published Mar. 1994. .
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Nike Footwear Catalog Late Spring 1998, p. 66, published Sep. 1997. .
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Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


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

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear 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. The depicted contrast in shading represents a contrast in appearance, for example, by color, texture, and/or material.

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