Surface pattern for a tire sidewall


The FIGURE is a side view of a surface pattern for a tire sidewall, showing my new design.

The broken lines shown in the drawings are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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U.S. Patent Documents
D132760 June 1942 Bruning
D274422 June 26, 1984 Wright
D369769 May 14, 1996 Attinello et al.
5303758 April 19, 1994 Clementz et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D386136
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 13, 1996
Date of Patent: Nov 11, 1997
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Billy Joe Ratliff, Jr. (Akron, OH)
Primary Examiner: James Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: T. P. Lewandowski
Application Number: 0/59,619
Current U.S. Class: D12/152
International Classification: 1215;