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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing my new design, it being understood that the tread patternis repeated throughout the circumference of the tire, the opposite side being substantially the same as that illustrated; and,
FIG. 2 is an enlarged fragmentary plan view of the tread pattern of FIG. 1 showing my new design.
The broken line disclosure of a tire sidewall and inner bead is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.
|D333452||February 23, 1993||Crano et al.|
|D354028||January 3, 1995||Hurz|
|D362219||September 12, 1995||McKisson|
|D368451||April 2, 1996||Wallet et al.|
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Filed: May 15, 1995
Date of Patent: Jul 8, 1997
Assignee: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A. (Granges-Paccot)
Inventor: Eileen Ann McKisson (Richfield, OH)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorneys: Robert R. Reed, Russell W. Warnock
Application Number: 0/38,823
International Classification: 1215;