FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire showing my new design. It is understood that the tread pattern, as shown in FIG. 1, is repeated over the outer circumference of the tire and the tread shoulder. The side of the tire opposite the portion of the tire shown in FIG. 1 is substantially the same as that shown.

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the tire in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the tire in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view of the tire taken along line 4--4 in FIG. 2;; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary plan view of a portion of the tread of the tire in FIG. 1.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D295034 April 5, 1988 Brayer
D295036 April 5, 1988 Wallet et al.
D306844 March 27, 1990 Wallet
D321852 November 26, 1991 Guspodin
D328271 July 28, 1992 Guspodin et al.
D329218 September 8, 1992 Ohtsu
Other references
  • 1991 Tread Design Guide, p. 34--BFGoodrich Comp T/A HR4 Tire.
Patent History
Patent number: D343376
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 9, 1991
Date of Patent: Jan 18, 1994
Assignee: Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Laurie W. Killian (Louisville, KY)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Attorneys: Alan A. Csontos, Greg Strugalski, Robert R. Reed
Application Number: 7/727,509
Current U.S. Class: D12/147