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United States Patent D578,283
Duffy October 14, 2008

Footwear sole


CLAIM The ornamental design for footwear sole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Duffy; Gregg (Essex Junction, VT)
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Appl. No.: D/293,124
Filed: November 7, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D2/955 ; D2/951; D2/953; D2/954; D2/957; D2/960
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: D2/902,947,951,952,953,954,955,956,957,959,960,962 36/117.3,126,127,134,7.7,7.6,59C,59A,67A,25R

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
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Other References

Merrell Spring Performance Footwear 2000 Catalog, p. 41. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Murphy; Celia A
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear sole embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof.

FIGS. 1 6 show features of an article of footwear in phantom lines. These features are shown for environmental purposes and do not form any part of the claimed design. Further, the phantom lines immediately adjacent the solid-line portions of the design form the boundary of the design, with the phantom lines forming no part of the claimed design.

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