Motorcycle tire

- Metzeler Reifen GmbH

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FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a motorcycle tire embodying our design, the rear elevational view being a mirror image thereof, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged front elevational view thereof, which illustrates the repetitive tread design for the motorcycle tire in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the motorcycle tire in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a right elevational view of the motorcycle tire in FIG. 1, the left elevational view being a mirror image thereof.

The dotted lines shown in FIG. 2 form no part of the claimed design but are included to indicate that the pattern illustrated is a portion of the repetitive pattern for the tread of the motorcycle tire.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D346776 May 10, 1994 Haas et al.
Foreign Patent Documents
M 92 09 102 August 1994 DEX
930444 June 1993 NOX
Patent History
Patent number: D418463
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 11, 1998
Date of Patent: Jan 4, 2000
Assignee: Metzeler Reifen GmbH (Breuberg)
Inventors: Johann Haas (Munich), Franz Wimmer (Jettenbach)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Law Firm: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P.
Application Number: 0/89,293
Current U.S. Class: D12/151
International Classification: 1215;