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United States Patent D532,964
Kuerbis December 5, 2006

Portion of a shoe upper

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Kuerbis; Tate E. (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/240,315
Filed: October 11, 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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Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog (1984), p. 6, published 1984, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Footwear Catalog (Fall 1986), pp. 78,80, published Jan. 1986, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Fall 1989), p. 110, published Dec. 1988, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Footwear Catalog (Fall 1996), p. 51, published Dec. 1995, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 1998), p. 80 published Jun. 1997, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Fall 1998), p. 59, published Nov. 1997, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Fall 1998), p. 6, published Nov. 1997, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Holiday 1998), p. 19, published Feb. 1998 1997, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Late Spring 1999), p. 41, published Sep. 1998, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Holiday 1999), p. 30, published Mar. 1999, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2000), p. 30, published Jul. 1999, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Fall 2000), pp. 7, 12,58, published Nov. 1999, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Fall 2000), pp. 9, 10 published Nov. 1999, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2000), p. 3, published Jul. 1999, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2001), pp. 37, 38, published Jun. 2000, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2001), p. 133, published Jun. 2000, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Fall 2001), p. 37, published Nov. 2000, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Holiday 2001), p. 31, published Feb. 2001, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2002), pp. 7, 26, published Jun. 2001, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2003), p. 60, published Jun. 2002, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2003), p. 42, published Jun. 2002, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2004), pp. 33,45, published Jun. 2003, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2004), pp. 28,51,119, published Jun. 2003, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Men's Footwear Catalog (Spring 2005), p. 9, published Jun. 2004, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other .
Nike Women's and Kid's Footwear Catalog (Fall 2005), pp. 9, 55, published Nov. 2004, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: TraskBritt, P.C.

Description



FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a portion of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a top view of the portion of a shoe upper shown in FIG. 1.

The uneven broken line immediately adjacent to the shaded area represents 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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