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United States Patent D781,047
Petrie March 14, 2017

Shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Petrie; Jason G. (Portland, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/550,156
Filed: December 30, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/969,972-974,902,906-908,909,911-912,943-945,970 ;D5/47,54,63

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Other References

"This Nike LeBron 13 has been Pushed Back," Nike LeBron 13 pictured therein, as posted at SoleCollector.com [online], posted on Oct. 23, 2015 [site visited Dec. 6, 2016]. Available on the Internet, <URL: http://solecollector.com/news/2015/10/nike-lebron-13-away-cavs-red>. cited by examiner .
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Primary Examiner: Asch; Jeffrey D
Assistant Examiner: Caruso; Rebekah A
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;

FIG. 3 is a second side view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof.

The broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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