Patents by Inventor Akari KAWAZU

Akari KAWAZU has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200254821
    Abstract: A tyre includes a tread portion including first and second land portions. The first middle land portion is provided with first middle lateral grooves traversing the first middle land portion completely. The second middle land portion is provided with second middle lateral grooves traversing the second middle land portion completely. One of the first middle lateral grooves includes a raised portion in which a groove bottom thereof is raised, the raised portion traversing an axial center location of the first middle land portion. One of the second middle lateral grooves includes a raised portion in which a groove bottom thereof is raised, the raised portion traversing an axial center location of the second middle land portion. An axial length of the raised portion of the first middle lateral groove is greater than an axial length of the raised portion of the second middle lateral groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroto TAKENAKA, Junya TAMAI, Akari KAWAZU
  • Publication number: 20190009616
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire has a contact patch when the tire is mounted on a standard wheel rim and inflated to a standard pressure and contacted with a flat surface by loading a standard load and leaning toward a first direction in the tire axial direction at a camber angle of 3 degrees, wherein a position at which the maximum ground contact length in the tire circumferential direction of the contact patch occurs, is positioned at an axial distance of 20% to 30% of the maximum axial width of the contact patch from the axial center of the contact patch toward the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Akari KAWAZU