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United States Patent D568,599
Avar May 13, 2008

Portion of a shoe upper

Claims


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/297,398
Filed: November 9, 2007

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

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Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Description



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; and,

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area represent unclaimed boundaries of the design. The uneven broken line showing of the remainder of the shoe is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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