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United States Patent D838,454
Ikeda January 22, 2019

Shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ikeda; Erick (Beaverton, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/613,639
Filed: August 11, 2017

Current U.S. Class: D2/969
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/896,900,909-911,943,946,969,970,974,976,978

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D297069 August 1988 Le
D406690 March 1999 Vestuti
D514785 February 2006 Schoenborn
D540519 April 2007 Hobson
D567496 April 2008 Belley
D576384 September 2008 Weber
D765386 September 2016 Petrie
D781565 March 2017 Johnsongriffin
D804800 December 2017 Petrenka

Other References

The Flyease Journey--Nike News, Jul. 13, 2015, 31 pages. http://news.nike.com/news/the-flyease-journey. cited by applicant .
Dunne, Brendan, "What Nike Is doing to Make Sure Everyone Can Wear Its Sneakers", Sole Collector, Apr. 25, 2017, 7 pages. https://solecollector.com/news/2017/04/nike-flyease-competition-magnet-sn- eakers. cited by applicant .
Allen, Rachael, "Nike To Release More Flyease Sneakers", Footwear News, 2016, 5 pages. http://footwearnews.com/2016/focus/athletic-outdoor/nike-flyease-lebron-z- oom-soldier-pegasus-32-flex-run-sneakers-release-203857/. cited by applicant .
McMenamin, Dave, "Nike unveils FlyEase Version of LeBron Soldier 10", ESPN.com, Mar. 20, 2017, 8 pages. http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/18959129/nike-unveils-flyease-version-- lebron-soldier-10-designed-athletes-disabilities-mind. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Walshon; Rashida C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Shook, Hardy and Bacon L.L.P.


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

FIG. 2 is a first side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a second side view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof.

The long-and-short broken lines form an unclaimed boundary around at least a portion of the claimed subject matter and form no part of the claim. The even-length broken lines show the remainder of the article, are directed to environmental subject matter, and form no part of the claimed design.

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