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United States Patent D809,767
McCullagh February 13, 2018

Shoe upper


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

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/584,196
Filed: November 11, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906-912,943-947,964,968-969,970,972-974,977,980,983-986,994,901 ;D24/192 ;D5/1-3,47,53,61

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Other References

"Nike Introduces The Nike Lunar Control Vapor 2," Nike Lunar Control Vapor 2 pictured therein, as posted at KicksOnFire.com [online], posted on Sep. 22, 2017, [site visited Nov. 15, 2017]. Available from the Internet, <URL: https://www.kicksonfire.com/nike-lunar-control-vapor/>. cited by examiner .
Nike Unveils Masters Limited Edition Lunar Control Footwear [online], [retrieved Jan. 13, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL: <http://www.golftoday.co.uk/equipment/news/2012.sub.--equipment/nike.s- ub.--le.sub.--lunar.sub.--control.sub.--masters.html/>; 2 color sheets, Dated Apr. 5, 2012. cited by applicant .
Vibrant Colors, Lightweight Cushioning Combine in the Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoe [online], [retrieved Jan. 13, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL: <http://news.nike.com/news/vibrant-colors-lightweight-cushion- ing-combine-in-the-nike-lunar-control--2/>; 4 color sheets, Dated Nov. 21, 2013. cited by applicant .
Insights From Rory McIlroy Elevate the Nike Lunar Control 3 [online], [retrieved Jan. 13, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL: <http://news.nike.com/news/insights-from-rory-mcilroy-elevate-the-nike- -lunar-control-3/>; 12 color sheets, Dated Nov. 18, 2014. cited by applicant .
Rory McIlroy Laces Up in the New Nike Lunar Control 4 [online], [retrieved Jan. 13, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL: <http://news.nike.com/news/rory-mcilroy-laces-up-in-the-new-nike-lunar- -control-4/>; 3 color sheets, Dated Nov. 17, 2015. cited by applicant .
How a Snowmobile and a Trip to the Bahamas Helped Rory McIlroy Get His Groove [online], [retrieved Jan. 13, 2017] retrieved from internet <URL: <http://news.nike.com/news/nike-lunar-control-vapor/>; 5 color sheets, Dated Oct. 25, 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 my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof;

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

FIG. 4 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area define the bounds of the claimed design and form no part thereof. The unshaded regions within or adjacent to the shaded area form 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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