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United States Patent D511,617
Matis November 22, 2005

Portion of a footwear sole


The ornamental design for portion of a footwear sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Matis; Clark A. (Charlotte, VT)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/189,050
Filed: August 28, 2003

Current U.S. Class: D2/977 ; D2/947
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/902,946-949,951-960,977 36/3B,22R,24.5,25R,28,32R,34R,67A,59C

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
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Other References

Fall 2002 Merrell catalog, p. 18. .
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Spring 2000 Merrell catalog, p. 11..

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


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

FIG. 2 is a top 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. 1-6 show portions of an upper and an outsole in broken lines. The upper and outsole are shown for environmental purposes and do not form any part of the claimed design.

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