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United States Patent D514,797
Gerber February 14, 2006

Portion of a shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Gerber; Marni L. (West Linn, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/218,772
Filed: December 8, 2004

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/902,907,908,943,944,969,972-974 36/45,50.1,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-131

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Nike Footwear Catalog Fall 1996, p. 198, Published Dec. 1995. cited by other .
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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 upper showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof.

FIG. 5 is another front perspective view thereof.

FIG. 6 is another rear perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is another side elevational view showing a second embodiment of my new design.

The uneven broken lines showing of the remainder of the shoe are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design. The shading within the solid lines of FIG. 7 indicates a reflective surface.

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