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 thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary perspective view.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the sidewall and inner bead of the tire 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
5407005 April 18, 1995 Consolacion et al.
D380998 July 15, 1997 Lassan et al.
D418785 January 11, 2000 Lovell et al.
D419115 January 18, 2000 Weber et al.
D426178 June 6, 2000 Weber et al.
D439870 April 3, 2001 Lovell et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D469396
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 27, 2001
Date of Patent: Jan 28, 2003
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: David Dean Hutson (Akron, OH), Daniel Thomas Murphy (Mogadore, OH), Marc Christopher Nowacki (Uniontown, OH), Andrew Arpad Kunos (Kent, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: David L. King
Application Number: 29/144,186
Current U.S. Class: Zigzag Type (D12/520)
International Classification: 1215;