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 form 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
U.S. Patent Documents
D270778 October 4, 1983 Casetta
D362335 September 19, 1995 Estefano
D448548 October 2, 2001 Simpson
D465908 November 26, 2002 Belley et al.
D474006 May 6, 2003 Schroeder et al.
D475187 June 3, 2003 Shea et al.
D487335 March 9, 2004 Robbins
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Other references
  • Merrell Fall 2004 Catalog, pp. 35-38.
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Patent History
Patent number: D540521
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 14, 2005
Date of Patent: Apr 17, 2007
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Clark A. Matis (Charlotte, VT), AnnaMaria Furlanetto (Montebelluna)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Assistant Examiner: Rashida C. McCoy
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/242,736
Current U.S. Class: D2/969