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USD450437S1
USD450437S1 US29144333 US14433301F USD450437S US D450437 S1 USD450437 S1 US D450437S1 US 29144333 US29144333 US 29144333 US 14433301 F US14433301 F US 14433301F US D450437 S USD450437 S US D450437S
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Nathan Crary
James K. Reichelt
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The present application is related to commonly owned co-pending utility patent aplication Ser. No. 09/766,786 filed Jan. 22, 2001.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a footwear midsole showing our new design, the broken lines showing a shoe upper and outsole being shown as the environment in which the design resides, but form no part of the claim;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof, the unclaimed outsole being removed for clarity of illustration; and,

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof; the unclaimed shoe upper also being removed for clarity of illustration.

The invention is characterized by a midsole heel portion featuring four shock absorbers, between an upper heel cup and a bottom plate, and a heel stiffener on the medial side of the heel. The broken line illustration is not part of the design sought to be patented.

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  1. The ornamental design for a footwear midsole, as shown and described.
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