FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire showing our new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire, as indicated schematically by solid lines, the opposite side perspective view being a mirror image of that shown;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side elevational view being substantially identical thereto.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D335478 May 11, 1993 Slingluff et al.
D355877 February 28, 1995 Allison et al.
5314551 May 24, 1994 Williams
Other references
  • General XP2000 V4 tire, 1994 Tread Design Guide, p. 25, third row, far left. Gontinental General Tire ad, Tire Review, Feb. 1995, back cover.
Patent History
Patent number: D398889
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 20, 1995
Date of Patent: Sep 29, 1998
Assignee: Continental General Tire, Inc. (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Mark D. Slingluff (North Canton, OH)
Primary Examiner: James Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Law Firm: Calfee, Halter & Griswold
Application Number: 0/46,906
Current U.S. Class: D12/147
International Classification: 1215;