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
D411760 July 6, 1999 Marvin et al.
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D492103 June 29, 2004 Galway
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Other references
  • 1997 Hush Puppies Kids Catalog, p. 4.
  • Patagonia Fall 2007 Catalog, pp. 34, 35.
  • Merrell Fall 2007 Catalog, pp. 51, 52.
Patent History
Patent number: D578291
Type: Grant
Filed: May 17, 2007
Date of Patent: Oct 14, 2008
Assignee: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (Rockford, MI)
Inventors: Lester F. Horne (Grand Isle, VT), Martin W. F. Dean (St. Albans)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Attorney: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Application Number: 29/286,764
Current U.S. Class: D2/969