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United States Patent D809,275
Thornton February 6, 2018

Shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Thornton; Matthew (Beaverton, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/584,205
Filed: November 11, 2016

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

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D397855 September 1998 Clarke
D415882 November 1999 McDowell
D522735 June 2006 Mermet
D613048 April 2010 Anderson
D718036 November 2014 McMillan
D735461 August 2015 Portzline
D768313 October 2016 Roulo
D768314 October 2016 Roulo
D768362 October 2016 Budke
D781044 March 2017 Portzline
D782173 March 2017 Hurayt
D783976 April 2017 Kirschner
D793063 August 2017 Raasch

Other References

"Adidas Originals ZX FLUX goes reptilian with new `Snake` pack," Adidas ZX FLUX Lace pictured therein, as posted at GrateNews.com [online], posted on Jul. 18, 2015, [site visited Sep. 12, 2017]. Available on the Internet, http://www.gratenews.com/style/adidas-originals-zx-flux-goes-re- ptilian-with-new-snake-pack/>. cited by examiner .
Courting Lightweight Durability: The Nike Tennis Zoom Cage 2 [online], [retrieved Nov. 7, 2016] Retrieved from Internet <URL:http://news.nike.com/news/courting-lightweight-durability-the-nik- e-tennis-zoom-cage-2/>; 19 color sheets, Dated Jan. 12, 2015. cited by applicant .
Nike Says This Tennis Shoe is a "Rocket Ship for Your Feet" [online], [retrieved Nov. 7, 2016] Retrieved from Internet <URL:http://www.complex.com/sneakers/2016/03/nike-court-air-zoom-ultra- fly/>; 6 color sheets, Dated Mar. 7, 2016. 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 new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The broken line immediately adjacent to and surrounding the photographic area defines the bounds of the claimed design, and forms no part thereof. The broken line showing of a circular eyelet within the photographic area represents subject matter that forms no part of the claimed design. 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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