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United States Patent D796,822
Kuerbis September 12, 2017

Shoe upper


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

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/552,679
Filed: January 25, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,907,912,915,946,947,950,960,969,972-974 ;36/3B,22R,24.5,25R,28,32R,34R,59C,67A,103 ;D5/47

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D335949 June 1993 Rogers
D499876 December 2004 Lozano
D513450 January 2006 Portzline
D546053 July 2007 Mayden
D572451 July 2008 Kuerbis
D633708 March 2011 Hatfield
D707950 July 2014 William, Jr.
D716540 November 2014 Anceresi
D720522 January 2015 Anceresi

Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog, 2012 Fall Jordan Footwear, p. 89, published Nov. 2011, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Snapp; Sandra
Assistant Examiner: Glennon; Katherine
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


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

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side view of a shoe upper showing an alternative embodiment of my new design in grayscale depiction; and,

FIG. 4 is a rear perspective thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded and 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. The contrast in shading in FIGS. 1-2 represents a contrast of appearance and no specific color, material, or texture is claimed.

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