Insert for a shoe
United States Patent D340349

Kilgore, Bruce (Lake Oswego, OR)
Dalton, Nancy (Portland, OR)
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Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
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Field of Search:
D2/264, D2/265, D2/314, D2/317-323, 36/25R, 36/28, 36/29, 36/32R, 36/35R, 36/35B, 36/43, 36/44, 36/83, 36/84, 36/89, 36/112-114, 36/132, 36/136
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
FR1227420August, 1960
SU1526637A1December, 1989
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Banner, Birch, McKie & Beckett
1. The ornamental design for an insert for a shoe, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of an insert for a shoe showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of an insert for a shoe showing our new design;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view of an insert for a shoe;

FIG. 4 is a cross sectional view of an insert for a shoe taken along line 4--4 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view of an insert for a shoe as shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view of an insert for a shoe as shown in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing the sole and upper portion of the shoe in FIGS. 1 and 2 are for illustrative purposes and form no part of the claimed design .