Tire tread

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing my 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 right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the sidewall, 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 dark stippled surface shading represents the recessed portion of the tread grooves having a depth as best shown in FIG. 2.


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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D382522 August 19, 1997 Ratliff, Jr.
D382524 August 19, 1997 Ratliff, Jr.
D400132 October 27, 1998 Maxwell
6439286 August 27, 2002 Baumhofer et al.
D467222 December 17, 2002 Kuramochi et al.
D473842 April 29, 2003 Ratliff, Jr.
Patent History
Patent number: D483003
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 27, 2003
Date of Patent: Dec 2, 2003
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Toshimichi Shirouzo (Akashi)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: David L. King
Application Number: 29/176,797
Current U.S. Class: Straight Sides (D12/517)
International Classification: 1215;