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United States Patent D477,708
Smith July 29, 2003

Side element of a shoe upper

Claims


The ornamental design for a side element of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Smith; Steven F. (Lake Oswego, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/174,367
Filed: January 15, 2003

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,943,944,946,969,972-974 36/45,50.1,83,113,114,77M,77R,126-130

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"Nike Footwear Catalog," Spring 1995, published Jun. 1, 1994 (p. 8), Beaverton, Oregon. .
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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 uneven broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded areas represent the bounds of the claimed design. All other uneven broken lines represent the remaining portion of the shoe. The uneven broken line representations in FIGS. 1-5 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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