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FIG. 1 is a top and front perspective view of the boot.

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view of the boot; and,

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the boot.

The drawings are lined for color. The solid black shading indicates the color black.

The surfaces of the article not shown in the drawing or described in the specification form no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D429872
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 24, 1999
Date of Patent: Aug 29, 2000
Assignee: ZM International (Evanston, IL)
Inventor: Liping Yang (Evanston, IL)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Greg Andoll
Law Firm: Lee, Mann, Smith, McWilliams, Sweeney and Ohlson
Application Number: 0/106,963
Current U.S. Class: D/2899; D2/898; D2/897; D2/909
International Classification: 0204;