Tire tread

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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;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view of the opposite side; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary perspective view.

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


The ornamental Design for a tire tread, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D328269 July 28, 1992 Graas et al.
5137068 August 11, 1992 Loidl et al.
5415215 May 16, 1995 Covert et al.
D365789 January 2, 1996 Lassan et al.
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D403628 January 5, 1999 Muhlhoff et al.
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Other references
  • Laramie Performer HR Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 1999, p. 44. 3/5.*
  • Telstar Turbostar HR Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 1999, p. 71. 3/1.
Patent History
Patent number: D453919
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 5, 2001
Date of Patent: Feb 26, 2002
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Lonita Sue Mast (Uniontown, OH), Charles Kenneth Schmalix (Canal Fulton, OH), Randall Raymond Brayer (North Canton, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: David E. Wheeler
Application Number: 29/139,746
Current U.S. Class: Straight Sides (D12/528)
International Classification: 1215;