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United States Patent D831,326
Chan ,   et al. October 23, 2018

Shoe upper

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Chan; Marya (Portland, OR), Di Mari; Anthony (Boston, MA), Fusaro; Luc (Cambridge, MA)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

New Balance Athletics, Inc.

Boston

MA

US
Assignee: New Balance Athletics, Inc. (Boston, MA)
Appl. No.: D/569,797
Filed: June 30, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906-907,909-912,916-918,925-942,943-946,957-960,964,969,970-974,976-978

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Primary Examiner: Asch; Jeffrey D
Assistant Examiner: Caruso; Rebekah A
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hartnell; George W.

Description



The patent or application file contains at least one drawing executed in color. Copies of this patent or patent application publication with color drawing(s) will be provided by the Office upon request and payment of the necessary fee.

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a first embodiment of a shoe upper showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front perspective view of a second embodiment of a shoe upper showing our new design;

FIG. 5 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The solid lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area in the first embodiment (FIGS. 1-3) and the photographic area in the second embodiment (FIGS. 4-6) represent the bounds of the claimed design and form no part thereof. The even-length broken lines showing portions of the shoe upper and the uneven-length broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe illustrate environment and form no part of the claimed design. The ornamental design features shown in each embodiment of the claimed design (FIGS. 1-6) recede into the surface of the shoe upper.

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