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United States Patent D821,712
Avar ,   et al. July 3, 2018

Shoe midsole


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe midsole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Avar; Eric P. (Lake Oswego, OR), Klein; Ross (Portland, OR), Klug; Bryant (Beaverton, OR), Liles; Timothy K. (Portland, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/623,025
Filed: October 20, 2017

Current U.S. Class: D2/947; D2/953
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906,908,916,918,925,946-962,977 ;D12/544 ;36/1,1.5,3B,22R,24.5,25R,28,32R,34R,59C,67A,101-107,114-116,117.3,117.4,124-136

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Primary Examiner: Nelson; T. Chase
Assistant Examiner: Han; Jonathan J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a shoe midsole 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 shaded area define the bounds of the claimed design and form no part thereof. The broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe represent unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

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