Tire tread

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Description

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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary perspective view.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the inner bead of the sidewall and the peripheral boundary between the tire tread and the sidewall are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D414449
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 3, 1998
Date of Patent: Sep 28, 1999
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Daniel Edward Schuster (North Royalton, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: T P Lewandowski
Application Number: 0/93,132
Classifications
Current U.S. Class: D12/146
International Classification: 1215;