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United States Patent D809,271
Cin February 6, 2018

Shoe upper


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

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/574,339
Filed: August 15, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906-912,943-947,964,968-969,970,972-974,977,980,983-986,994,901 ;D24/192

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D395349 June 1998 Link
D513851 January 2006 Holmes
D513857 January 2006 Hlavacs
D514801 February 2006 Hui
D624745 October 2010 Henderson
D769602 October 2016 Mueller
D769603 October 2016 Mueller
D783986 April 2017 Williams, Jr.
D783996 April 2017 Woodman
D799189 October 2017 Odinot

Other References

Nike Free RN 2017 Men's Shoes, as posted at RunningWarehouse.com [online], posting date not available, [site visited Nov. 3, 2017]. Available from the Internet, <URL: http://www.runningwarehouse.com/Nike.sub.--Free.sub.--RN.sub.--2017/descp- age-NFRN2M1.html>. cited by examiner .
"Nike Running Introduces Latest Free RN Models for 2017," Nike Free RN 2017 pictured therein, as posted at SneakerNews.com [online], posted on Apr. 11, 2017, [site visited Nov. 6, 2017]. Available from the Internet, <URL: https://sneakernews.com/2017/04/11/nike-running-new-free-rn-mode- ls-2017/>. cited by examiner .
The Complete Performance History of the Nike Free [online], [retrieved Feb. 22, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL:http://www.complex.com/sneakers/2013/03/the-complete-performance-- history-of-the-nike-free/>; 1 color sheet Dated Mar. 26, 2013. cited by applicant .
The Latest Nike Free [online], [retrieved Feb. 22, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL:https://blog.finishline.com/2016/03/31/2016-nike-free-ec- osystem/>; 2 color sheets, Dated Mar. 31, 2016. cited by applicant .
Sneak Peek: 25 New Running Shoes Coming Out in Spring/Summer 2015 [online], [retrieved Feb. 22, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL:http://running.competitor.com/2014/12/photos/sneak-peek-25-new-ru- nning-shoes-coming-2015.sub.--119247/>; 2 color sheets, Dated Dec. 6, 2014. cited by applicant .
Light, Fast & Free: 2014 Summer Trail Running Shoe Buyer's Guide [online], [retrieved Feb. 22, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL:http://running.competitor.com/2014/12/photos/sneak-peek-25-new-ru- nning-shoes-coming-2015.sub.--119247/>; 2 color sheets, Dated May 21, 2014. cited by applicant.

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; and,

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the photographic area define the bounds of the claimed design, and form no part 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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