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Publication numberUSD366756 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/016,172
Publication dateFeb 6, 1996
Filing dateDec 8, 1993
Publication number016172, 29016172, US D366756 S, US D366756S, US-S-D366756, USD366756 S, USD366756S
InventorsDavid M. Forland, Tinker L. Hatfield, Steven C. McDonald, Joel L. Passke
Original AssigneeNike, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Bladder element for a shoe sole
US D366756 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a bladder element for a shoe sole, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a right side elevational view of a bladder element for a shoe sole showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view taken along the line 4--4 of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of a shoe in FIGS. 1-3 and a partial shoe in FIG. 4 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1Nike 1988 Fall Catalog, Published Dec. 1987, pp. 4 and 68.
2Nike 1988 Spring Catalog, Published Jun. 1987, pp. 2, 4 and 24.
3Nike 1989 Fall Catalog, Published Dec. 1988, pp. 4, 8, and 22.
4Nike 1989 Spring Catalog, Published Jun. 1988, pp. 8, and 28.
5Nike 1990 Fall Catalog, Published Dec. 1989, pp. 4, 30, and 40.
6Nike 1990 Spring Catalog, Published Jun. 1989, pp. 4, 22, 24, and 40.
7Nike 1991 Fall Catalog, Published Dec. 1990, pp. 8, 14, 32, and 46.
8Nike 1991 Spring Catalog, Published Jun. 1990, pp. 8, 12, 28, 30, 32, 42, 68, and 78.
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U.S. ClassificationD02/977