Tire tread and buttress


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread and buttress showing our new design it being understood that the pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tread and buttress and the opposite side is the same as the side shown;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a fragmentary side elevational view thereof.

The broken line showing of environmental structure in FIGS. 1 and 3 of the drawing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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D287708 January 13, 1987 Hayakawa
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Foreign Patent Documents
0325905 December 1988 EPX
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Patent History
Patent number: D334360
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 5, 1990
Date of Patent: Mar 30, 1993
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Maurice Graas (Reichlange), Hendrikus J. L. M. De Wit (Colmar-Berg)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Attorney: T. P. Lewandowski
Application Number: 7/608,963
Current U.S. Class: D12/146