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 tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire, and that the broken line illustrates the location of a sidewall and bead, but forms no part of the claimed design; and,

FIG. 2 is an enlarged fragmentary plan view of the tire tread illustrated in FIG. 1.


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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D393236 April 7, 1998 Rowe
D397655 September 1, 1998 Takada
D447447 September 4, 2001 Guspodin et al.
D460409 July 16, 2002 Weaver et al.
Other references
  • Toyo M610Z & M610ZL Tire, 2002 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2002, p. 148. 4/1.
  • Yokohama RB41 Tire, 2002 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2002, p. 172. 3/2.
  • Sumitomo ST901, p. 141, Tread Design Guide, 2003.
  • Continental HDL, p. 112, Tread Design Guide, 2003.
Patent History
Patent number: D512370
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 8, 2003
Date of Patent: Dec 6, 2005
Assignee: Michelin Recherche et Technique (Grange-Paccot)
Inventor: Peter S. Pang (Greer, SC)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Robert R. Reed
Application Number: 29/179,280