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United States Patent D577,885
Banik October 7, 2008

Footwear upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for footwear upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Banik; Gary J. (Boulder, CO)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/286,739
Filed: May 17, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D2/969
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/902,906-908,943,944,946,969,972-974,903 36/45,50.1,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-131

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Other References

Merrell Fall 2007 Catalog, pp. 8, 9, 20. cited by other .
Keen Prior Art (date unknown). 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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