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.

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Patent History
Patent number: D564195
Type: Grant
Filed: May 18, 2006
Date of Patent: Mar 18, 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: 29/260,077
Current U.S. Class: D2/969