Tire tread


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing our new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire tread, the opposite side being substantially the same as that shown;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the right side thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof.

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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D87727 April 1932 Miller
D284562 July 8, 1986 Kojima et al.
D290826 July 14, 1987 Nakaseko
D333644 March 2, 1993 Kawabata et al.
D338179 August 10, 1993 Miller et al.
D349673 August 16, 1994 Sei Miya et al.
Other references
  • Goodyear Eagle GS-N tire, 1994 Tread Design Guide, p. 29, second row, far ght. Bridgestone Turanza H tire, 1995 Tread Design Guide, p. 10, bottom row, center. Avon CR338 tire, Modern Tire Dealer Magazine, Jul. 1995, p. 61.
Patent History
Patent number: D394622
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 8, 1995
Date of Patent: May 26, 1998
Assignee: Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. (Akron, OH)
Inventors: James G. Guspodin (Akron, OH), Bill J. Wallet (Marshallville, OH)
Primary Examiner: James Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Robert Spear
Attorney: Carmen S. Santa Maria
Application Number: 0/47,651
Current U.S. Class: D12/147
International Classification: 1215;