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United States Patent D696,854
Miner January 7, 2014

Shoe upper

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Miner; Mark C. (Portland, OR)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.

Beaverton

OR

US
Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/465,829
Filed: August 30, 2013

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906-908,944,946,947,962,969,972-974 ;36/45,50.1,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-131,134

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Other References

Nike Footwear Catalog, 1997 Late Spring Footwear, p. 126, published Sep. 1996, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 1997 Holiday Footwear, p. 229, published Mar. 1997, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 1998 Fall: Men's Specialty and Women's & Kids' Footwear, pp. 115 and 122, published Dec. 1997, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 1998 Fall: Men's, Women's, and Kids' Footwear, pp. 88 and 210, published date unknown, but prior to the filing date of the present application, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2000 Fall: Men's and Women's Footwear (red cover), p. 56, published Nov. 1999, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2001 Fall: Men's and Women's Footwear, p. 43, published Nov. 2000, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2007 Spring Footwear, p. 142, published Jun. 2006, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2008 Spring Footwear, p. 137, published May 2007, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2009 Spring: Sport Performance Footwear, p. 147, published May 2008, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2009 Summer: Sport Performance Footwear, p. 126, published Aug. 2008, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2011 Spring: Young Athletes Footwear, p. 62, published date unknown, but prior to the filing date of the present application, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2011 Holiday: Men's Sportswear Footwear, p. 9, published date unknown, but prior to the filing date of the present application, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2012 Summer: Men's Sportswear Footwear, p. 13, published Aug. 2011, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2012 Holiday: Women's Performance Footwear, p. 6, published Feb. 2012, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2013 Holiday: City Specialty Footwear, p. 15, published Feb. 2013, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2013 Holiday: Mens Sportswear Best, p. 12, published Feb. 2013, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2013 Spring: Womens Sportswear Footwear Best, p. 6, published May 2012, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant .
Nike Footwear Catalog, 2013 Spring: Young Athletes Footwear, p. 38, published May 2012, NIKE, Inc., USA. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Description



FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area represent unclaimed boundaries of the design. The three unshaded regions within the shaded area form no part of the claimed design. The broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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