Tire tread


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread, it being understood that the pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tread;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an opposite side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary front view thereof.

The broken line showing of the tire sidewall in the drawings is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

The dark stippled surface shading represents the recessed portion of the tread grooves, having a depth as best shown in FIG. 2.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D265303 July 6, 1982 Yokoyama
D350512 September 13, 1994 Covert et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D390817
Type: Grant
Filed: May 28, 1996
Date of Patent: Feb 17, 1998
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Maurice Graas (Reichlange), William Urbano Villamizar (Mersch)
Primary Examiner: Jeffrey Asch
Assistant Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: T. P. Lewandowski
Application Number: 0/56,395
Current U.S. Class: D12/147
International Classification: 1215;