Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Search All Patents:

  This Patent May Be For Sale or Lease. Contact Us

  Is This Your Patent? Claim This Patent Now.

Register or Login To Download This Patent As A PDF

United States Patent D780,427
Williams, Jr. March 7, 2017

Shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Williams, Jr.; Robert C. (Tigard, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/536,523
Filed: August 17, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906-908,944,946,969,972-974 ;D5/47,49

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D4251 July 1870 Button
D4518 December 1870 Weeden et al.
D4864 May 1871 Taft et al.
D12760 February 1882 Conde
D33013 July 1900 Migel
D95824 June 1935 Haywood
D118690 January 1940 Bixer
2235732 March 1941 Sudell
D345451 March 1994 Teague
D383294 September 1997 Lozano
D386895 December 1997 Hatfield
D412780 August 1999 Hatfield et al.
D417775 December 1999 Holmes
D461304 August 2002 Clegg
D491718 June 2004 Link
D494750 August 2004 Chen
D495867 September 2004 Avar
D504218 April 2005 Link
D512214 December 2005 Hatfield
D513848 January 2006 Teague
D514302 February 2006 Young
D524532 July 2006 Roulo
D525420 July 2006 Cass
D526772 August 2006 Cass
D529271 October 2006 Kuerbis
D540522 April 2007 Lotti
D543683 June 2007 Wozniak
D544692 June 2007 Kuerbis
D544696 June 2007 Huthmaker
D549947 September 2007 Huthmaker
D580646 November 2008 Portzline
D583545 December 2008 Lee
D586110 February 2009 Lotti
D595496 July 2009 Mayden
D595950 July 2009 Mayden
D634111 March 2011 Hull
D643615 August 2011 Avar
D668441 October 2012 Shaffer
D668858 October 2012 Shaffer
D677874 March 2013 Hardman
D678669 March 2013 Parrett et al.
D693111 November 2013 Hoffer
D693112 November 2013 Hoffer
D699933 February 2014 Rasmussen
D701036 March 2014 Martin
D701037 March 2014 Ho
D707951 July 2014 McCullagh
D709280 July 2014 Shaffer
D710585 August 2014 Ho
D710590 August 2014 Young
D725895 April 2015 Cin
Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The photographic area is claimed. The broken lines immediately adjacent to the photographic area represent unclaimed boundaries of the design. The broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

* * * * *

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.