Vehicle tire


FIG. 1 is a front elevation view of a vehicle tire showing our new design it being understood that the tread pattern as repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire;

FIG. 2 is a side elevation view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image of that shown;

FIG. 3 is a perspective view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D206848 January 1967 Berry
D278618 April 30, 1985 Kojima et al.
D284562 July 8, 1986 Kojima et al.
D305221 December 26, 1989 Minamitani
4641696 February 10, 1987 Semin et al.
Other references
  • 1987 Tread Design Guide, p. 60, Pirelli P700 Tire, top left side of page. 1987 Tread Design Guide, p. 76, Toyo 600-C1R Tire, third row down from top, left side of page. 1987 Tread Design Guide, p. 81, Yokohama AX-340 & AX-321 Tires, bottom of page.
Patent History
Patent number: D313211
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 12, 1988
Date of Patent: Dec 25, 1990
Assignee: The Ohtsu Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. (Izumi-Ohtsu)
Inventors: Masaaki Minamitani (Osaka), Shigeru Matsunami (Osaka)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Law Firm: Armstrong, Nikaido, Marmelstein, Kobovcik & Murray
Application Number: 7/180,861
Current U.S. Class: D12/147