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United States Patent D685,981
Greer July 16, 2013

Shoe heel protector and shield


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe heel protector and shield, as shown and described.
Inventors: Greer; Howard T. (Chicago, IL)
Name City State Country Type

Greer; Howard T.



Appl. No.: D/399,661
Filed: August 17, 2011

Current U.S. Class: D2/915
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/909,910,914,915,946,965 36/72B,72R,73,71.5,7.1R,58.6

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Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M
Assistant Examiner: McCoy; Rashida C


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a shoe heel protector and shield shown in use affixed over the heel of a shoe thereof;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view; and,

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof.

The dashed line in FIG. 1 represents an exemplary shoe for use with, and forms no part of the present invention.

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