Decorative surface of a tire sidewall

- Bridgestone Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of decorative surface of a tire sidewall;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged front elevational view thereof; and,

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

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


The ornamental design for a decorative surface of a tire sidewall, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D91322 January 1934 James
D100149 June 1936 Brittain
D123255 October 1940 Anderson
D222216 October 1971 Overstreet et al.
D403634 January 5, 1999 Ratliff, Jr.
D413558 September 7, 1999 Yanez
5728242 March 17, 1998 Barrese et al.
6032711 March 7, 2000 Barrese et al.
Other references
  • Goodyear Eagle LS Tire, Goodyear Performance Tire Brochure #700-892-918-051, Jan. 1998.*
  • Toyo Proxes S/T Tire, Modern Tire Dealer, Feb. 1999, p. 24.
Patent History
Patent number: D449576
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 2, 2000
Date of Patent: Oct 23, 2001
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Hidechika Kajikawa (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas, PLLC
Application Number: 29/124,214
Current U.S. Class: Sidewall Or Shoulder (D12/605)
International Classification: 1215;