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Publication numberUSD507094 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/167,845
Publication dateJul 12, 2005
Filing dateSep 20, 2002
Priority dateSep 20, 2002
Publication number167845, 29167845, US D507094 S1, US D507094S1, US-S1-D507094, USD507094 S1, USD507094S1
InventorsRobert E. Lyden
Original AssigneeRobert E. Lyden
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Spring element for an article of footwear
US D507094 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a spring element for an article of footwear, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a lateral side view of a spring element for an article of footwear embodying my new design and shown for a left foot;

FIG. 2 is a medial side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a lateral side view of a modified form showing a non-tapered spring element for an article of footwear and shown for a left foot;

FIG. 7 is a medial side view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 9 is a rear view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 10 is a front view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 11 is a lateral side view of a modified spring element for an article of footwear having asymmetrical curvature on the medial and lateral sides, shown for a left foot;

FIG. 12 is a medial side view of FIG. 11;

FIG. 13 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 11;

FIG. 14 is a rear view of FIG. 11;

FIG. 15 is a front view of FIG. 11;

FIG. 16 is a side view of a tapered inferior spring element for an article of footwear; and,

FIG. 17 is a side view of a non-tapered spring element for an article of footwear; the dotted line representations of the Figures being for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Nike Secret Prior Art, Published Oct./Nov., 2000, 8 pages.
2The Runner's World Fall 2000 Shoe Buyer's Guide, 15 pages.
3www.dadafootwear.com (DADA) "Sole Sonic Force", extracted from internet on Sep. 21, 2002, 2 pages.
4www.runningtimes.com (ADIDAS) "A3", extracted from internet on Sep. 21, 2002, 2 pages.
5www.runningtimes.com (AVIA) "ECS Cushioning & ECS Stability", extracted from internet on Sep. 21, 2002, 2 pages.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD02/946