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
D487960 April 6, 2004 Bandini et al.
D503262 March 29, 2005 Della Valle
D503524 April 5, 2005 Belley et al.
D504763 May 10, 2005 Matis et al.
D511883 November 29, 2005 Matis
D514788 February 14, 2006 Schoenborn et al.
D532587 November 28, 2006 Matis
D533987 December 26, 2006 Matis et al.
D536519 February 13, 2007 Caine
D539019 March 27, 2007 Matis et al.
D548938 August 21, 2007 Belley et al.
D551838 October 2, 2007 Brewer
Other references
  • Merrell Fall 2006 Catalog, pp. 20, 22.
Patent History
Patent number: D563655
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 9, 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: 29/268,586
Current U.S. Class: D2/969