Tire sidewall pattern

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The sole FIGURE is a view of a tire sidewall pattern showing both the pattern and the lettering.

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.


The ornamental design for a tire sidewall pattern, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
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Other references
  • Toyo Proxes S/T Tire, Modern Tire Dealer Magazine, Feb. 1999, P. 24.*
  • Goodyear Eagle LS Tire, Goodyear Performance Tire Brochure #006400—Jan. 1998.
Patent History
Patent number: D457130
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 6, 2001
Date of Patent: May 14, 2002
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Billy Joe Ratliff, Jr. (Akron, OH), Robert Wayne Schott (Uniontown, OH), Craig David Miller (Copley, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: David E. Wheeler
Application Number: 29/146,205
Current U.S. Class: Sidewall Or Shoulder (D12/605)
International Classification: 1215;