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
U.S. Patent Documents
D379112 May 13, 1997 McDonald
D386599 November 25, 1997 LaRowe
D501982 February 22, 2005 Belley et al.
D506601 June 28, 2005 Bandini et al.
D513555 January 17, 2006 Le
D514792 February 14, 2006 Ardissono
D546044 July 10, 2007 Matis et al.
D551836 October 2, 2007 Matis et al.
Other references
  • Keen Yogui (date unknown).
  • Merrell Spring 2005 Catalog, pp. 62, 70, 71.
  • Merrell Fall 2004 Catalog, p. 35.
Patent History
Patent number: D563640
Type: Grant
Filed: May 18, 2006
Date of Patent: Mar 11, 2008
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Clark A. Matis (Charlotte, VT), Tuan N. Le (Portland, OR)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/260,046
Current U.S. Class: D2/969