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United States Patent D553,835
McClaskie October 30, 2007

Outsole for a shoe


CLAIM I claim the ornamental design for the outsole for a shoe, as shown and described in the drawings.
Inventors: McClaskie; Thomas E. (Bethlehem, PA)
Assignee: Columbia Insurance Company (Omaha, NE)
Appl. No.: D/256,587
Filed: March 22, 2006

Current U.S. Class: D2/959 ; D2/953; D2/957
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/902,906,908,947,951-960 36/3B,22R,24.5,25R,28,32R,67A,59C,103

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Primary Examiner: Murphy; Celia A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens LLC


FIG. 1 is a bottom perspective view of an outsole for a shoe showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a close up perspective view of the area indicated as 7 shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a cross sectional view taken along line 8--8 indicated in FIG. 2.

The broken line showing a half-moon shape in the arch area of FIGS. 1 & 2, along with the parallel broken lines around the peripheries of FIGS. 2 7, represent the boundaries of the design; with neither the lines themselves, nor the areas within them forming any part of the claim.

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