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, the opposite side elevational view being identical thereto; and,

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary frontal view.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the sidewall and inner bead 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
4178199 December 11, 1979 Lippman et al.
D286274 October 21, 1986 Davis et al.
D381944 August 5, 1997 Regallis et al.
5688342 November 18, 1997 Sugihara
D421582 March 14, 2000 Dumigan et al.
D436900 January 30, 2001 Buresh et al.
D442526 May 22, 2001 Lassan et al.
D446170 August 7, 2001 Williams et al.
Other references
  • Sears Dunlop Rover Touring LT Tire, 2000 Tread Design Guide, 1/200, p. 110. 1/1.
Patent History
Patent number: D458583
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 21, 2001
Date of Patent: Jun 11, 2002
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: William Urbano Villamizar (Mersch)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: David L. King
Application Number: 29/153,054
Current U.S. Class: Straight Sides (D12/590)
International Classification: 1215;