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United States Patent D528,274
Matis ,   et al. September 19, 2006

Portion of a footwear upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for portion of a footwear upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Matis; Clark A. (Charlotte, VT), Le; Tuan N. (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/217,116
Filed: November 12, 2004

Current U.S. Class: D2/970
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/970,904,909,910,912,969 D21/760,762,763 36/83,113-115,117.1

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D400343 November 1998 Davidowitz et al.
D403142 December 1998 Cook
D409365 May 1999 Boyer
D415875 November 1999 Falguere
D424292 May 2000 Besanceney et al.
D424797 May 2000 Norton et al.
D481862 November 2003 Urie et al.

Other References

Merrell Fall 2004 Catalog, pp. 6, 7, 12, 28, 30. cited by other .
Columbia Sportswear Company Fall 2004 Catalog, unknown page number. cited by other .
North Face Fall 2003 Catalog, unknown page number. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Reid; Stella
Assistant Examiner: McCoy; Rashida C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Warner Norcross & Judd


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear upper 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 features of an article of footwear in phantom lines. These features are shown for environmental purposes and do not form any part of the claimed design. Further, the phantom lines immediately adjacent the solid-line portions of the design form the boundary of the design, with the phantom lines forming no part of the claimed design.

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