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United States Patent D821,730
Nethongkome July 3, 2018

Shoe upper


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

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/616,492
Filed: September 6, 2017

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/896,900,909-911,943,946,969,970,972,974,976

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Other References

Kyrie 3 Built for Kyrie Irvings Prolific Game [online], [retrieved Aug. 8, 2017], Retrieved from Nikenews.com [Internet] <URL: http://news.nike.com/news/kyrie-3>; 11 color sheets, Dated Dec. 21, 2016. cited by applicant .
Cap Off Kyries Amazing Championship and Gold Medal Summer With New Nike Kyrie 2 [online], [retrieved Aug. 8, 2017], Retrieved from Sneakernews.com [Internet] <URL: https://sneakernews.com/2016/08/22/nike-kyrie-2-summer-pack-release-date/- 3/>; 9 color sheets, Dated Aug. 22, 2016. cited by applicant .
Kyrie 1 Flytrap Basketball Shoe Captures Deceptive Quickness [online], [retrieved Aug. 8, 2017], Retrieved from Nikenews.com [Internet] <URL: http://news.nike.com/news/nike-captures-what-it-means-to-be-deceptively-q- uick-in-the-kyrie-1-fly-trap>; 8 color sheets, Dated Feb. 16, 2015. cited by applicant .
Lebron 12 HRT of a Lion [online], [retrieved Aug. 8, 2017], Retrieved from Nikenews.com [Internet] <URL: http://news.nike.com/news/lebron-12-october-releases>; 9 color sheets, Dated Nov. 12, 2014. cited by applicant .
Nike Zoom Flight 96 Olympic Release Date [online], [retrieved Aug. 8, 2017], Retrieved from Sneakerfiles.com [Internet] <URL: https://www.sneakerfiles.com/nike-zoom-flight-96-olympic-2016/>; 15 color sheets, Dated Jun. 28, 2016. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Baynham; Holly H
Assistant Examiner: Walshon; Rashida C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a lateral front perspective view of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a medial front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a lateral side view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a medial side view thereof.

The broken lines adjacent to the shaded areas define the bounds of the claimed design and form no part thereof. The two unshaded segments between the three stippled segments form no part of the claimed design. 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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