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United States Patent D401,040
Schneider November 17, 1998

Surface ornamentation for a shoe sole


The ornamental design for surface ornamentation for a shoe sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Schneider; Jules (Colts Neck, NJ)
Assignee: Aerogroup International, Inc. (Edison, NJ)
Appl. No.: D/062,569
Filed: November 19, 1996

Current U.S. Class: D2/951
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/951,960,947,953 36/25R,28,3R,31,32R,32A,83,114

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D301284 May 1989 Duclos et al.
D301801 June 1989 McCrea
D321588 November 1991 Issler
D374118 October 1996 McKinstry et al.
D378318 March 1997 James
Primary Examiner: Coles; Doris V.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Kenyon & Kenyon


FIG. 1 is a bottom plan view of surface ornamentation for a shoe sole showing my new design.

The broken line showing of the rest of a shoe sole is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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