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 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
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Other references
  • Merrell Fall 2005 Catalog, p. 81.
  • A design for a part of a footwear shown on p. 85 of catalog “the original natural fibers catalog for home and fashion; Garnet Hill” published by Garnet Hill, received on Jul. 30, 2004 by the Design Section of the Japanese Patent Office. JPO Design Section Known Document No. HD16010542. Foreign catalog No. 047, 2007.
Patent History
Patent number: D556994
Type: Grant
Filed: May 18, 2006
Date of Patent: Dec 11, 2007
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventor: Manon Belley (Laval)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/259,972
Current U.S. Class: D2/969