Footwear sole

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear sole 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 sole, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D546033
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 2, 2005
Date of Patent: Jul 10, 2007
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Clark A. Matis (Charlotte, VT), Martin W. F. Dean (St. Albans)
Primary Examiner: Celia A. Murphy
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/231,245
Current U.S. Class: D2/952; 953/957; 953/960