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United States Patent D514,798
Avar February 14, 2006

Portion of a shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Avar; Eric P. (Aloha, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/221,456
Filed: January 18, 2005

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, Late Spring 2005, pp. M7, M10 and M14, dated Aug. 2004. cited by other .
Nike Footwear Catalog, Late Spring 2003, p. M98, dated Sep. 2002. 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; and,

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area represent an unclaimed boundary of the design. The broken line showing within the shaded area and the broken line showing of the remainder of the shoe are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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