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United States Patent D635,344
Ferreira ,   et al. April 5, 2011

Portion of a shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ferreira; Chris (Hampton, NH), Nakayama; Kenji (Boston, MA), Stauffer; Pamela (Andover, MA)
Assignee: Converse Inc. (North Andover, MA)
Appl. No.: D/380,821
Filed: December 10, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D2/969
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,906-908,943,944,969,972-974 36/45-49,50.1,77M,77R,83,88,100,113,114,126-131

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Other References

Product Catalog, Spring 2010, Drop Step Mid p. 59. cited by other .
Product Catalog, Spring 2010, Coolidge Mid, p. 65. cited by other .
Product Catalog, Spring 2010, Zaya Ox, p. 69. cited by other .
Product Catalog, Fall 2009, All Star 2 Strap, p. 46. cited by other .
Product Catalog, Spring 2008, Bathroom Wall, p. 31. cited by other .
1985 Converse Footwear Catalog, Cimarron, p. 2. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Plumsea Law Group, LLC


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a portion of a shoe upper showing our new design illustrated in an closed position;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side elevational view being a mirror image;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a perspective view thereof illustrated in an open position;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The broken line showings of the circular eyelets, the boundary of the claim, the interior of the instep portion of the shoe and the remainder of the shoe form no part of the claimed design. The darker stippling shown in FIGS. 4-6 depict a different texture or material.

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