Automobile tire

- Bridgestone Corporation

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an automobile tire showing my new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof, a top plan view and a bottom view are identical with the front elevation view;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 7--7 in FIG. 6.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D336455 June 15, 1993 Hammond et al.
D340899 November 2, 1993 Kobayashi
4986325 January 22, 1991 Matsumoto
5291929 March 8, 1994 Daisho et al.
Other references
  • Bridgestone Potenza S-02 Tire, Tire Review, p. 53, Aug. 1995. Dunlop SP Sport D40 M2 Tire, 1995 Tread Design Guide, p. 23, Jan. 1995. General XP2000 X4 Tire, 1995 Tread Design Guide, p. 29, Jan. 1995. Uniroyal Rallye RTT-1-Z/R Tire, 1995 Tread Design Guide, p. 71, Jan. 1995. Futura Super Sport GLH Tire, 1996 Tread Design Guide, p. 29 Jan. 1996.
Patent History
Patent number: D389792
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 23, 1996
Date of Patent: Jan 27, 1998
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Yasuo Himuro (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: James Gandy
Assistant Examiner: R. Spear
Law Firm: Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas, PLLC
Application Number: 0/64,178
Current U.S. Class: D12/147
International Classification: 1215;