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United States Patent D543,689
Chan June 5, 2007

Shoe sole


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Chan; Marya L. (Boston, MA)
Assignee: New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. (Boston, MA)
Appl. No.: D/265,939
Filed: September 11, 2006

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29255603Mar., 2006D532597
29255604Mar., 2006D532598
11077327Mar., 2005

Current U.S. Class: D2/977
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/902,906-908,946,947-960,964,977 36/26,32R

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Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Goodwin Procter LLP Samuel; Richard I.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a shoe sole showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof.

The broken lines in the Figures are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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