Element of a shoe sole

- Nike, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an element of a shoe sole showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The broken line showing of a shoe upper and the remaining portion of the sole in FIGS. 1-4 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D260196 August 18, 1981 Plagenhoef
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D316626 May 7, 1991 Hatfield
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Other references
  • Nike Late Spring 1997 Footwear Catalog, pp. 124, 231, published Sep. 1996. Nike Holiday 1996 Footwear Catalog, p. 39, published Mar. 1996. Nike Spring 1994 Footwear Catalog, p. 134, published Jun. 1993.
Patent History
Patent number: D386590
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 11, 1997
Date of Patent: Nov 25, 1997
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Inventor: William J. Cass (Hillsboro, OR)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Law Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Application Number: 0/66,348
Current U.S. Class: D/2947; D2/946; D2/972
International Classification: 0299;