Footwear upper

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the footwear upper embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a reduced left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a reduced right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is an enlarged back 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
D347309 May 31, 1994 McDonald
D436249 January 16, 2001 Matis et al.
D438695 March 13, 2001 Matis et al.
D442769 May 29, 2001 Matis et al.
D446918 August 28, 2001 Lamprou
D455003 April 2, 2002 Rogers et al.
D527873 September 12, 2006 Schoenborn et al.
Other references
  • Merrell Fall 2004 Catalog, pp. 18, 19.
Patent History
Patent number: D564196
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: Stella M. Reid
Assistant Examiner: Rashida C. McCoy
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/260,086
Current U.S. Class: D2/969; D2/916