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.

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Patent History
Patent number: D547043
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 14, 2005
Date of Patent: Jul 24, 2007
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Clark A. Matis (Charlotte, VT), AnnaMaria Furlanetto (Montebelluna)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/242,750
Current U.S. Class: D2/969