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United States Patent D566,949
Matis ,   et al. April 22, 2008

Footwear upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for footwear upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Matis; Clark A. (Charlotte, VT), Dean; Martin W. F. (St. Albans, GB)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/268,691
Filed: November 9, 2006

Current U.S. Class: D2/969
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/902,906-908,943,944,969,972-974,946,924,926 36/45,50.1,83,88,113,114,126-130,11

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D476144 June 2003 Adams et al.
D487960 April 2004 Bandini et al.
D503524 April 2005 Belley et al.
D504763 May 2005 Matis et al.
D511883 November 2005 Matis
D514788 February 2006 Schoenborn et al.
D528285 September 2006 Hlavacs
D529707 October 2006 Shaffer
D532587 November 2006 Matis
D533987 December 2006 Matis et al.
D535463 January 2007 Matis et al.
D541518 May 2007 Rasmussen
D547936 August 2007 Masullo

Other References

Merrell Spring 2007 Catalog, pp. 33, 34. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear upper embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear 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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