Footwear upper

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear upper embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof.

FIGS. 1-6 show features of an article of footwear in phantom lines. These features are shown for environmental purposes and do not form any part of the claimed design. Further, the phantom lines immediately adjacent the solid-line portions of the design from the boundary of the design, with the phantom lines forming no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for footwear upper, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
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D73450 September 1927 Tauber
D116732 September 1939 Baer
D178551 August 1956 Shelley
D240773 August 1976 Fukuoka
D335947 June 1, 1993 Shelley
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Other references
  • Merrell Fall 2003 Catalog, pp. 29, 30.
Patent History
Patent number: D538022
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 2, 2005
Date of Patent: Mar 13, 2007
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Manon Belley (Laval), Martin W. F. Dean (St. Albans)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Assistant Examiner: Rashida C. McCoy
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/231,263
Current U.S. Class: D2/969