Tire sidewall

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The sole FIGURE is a side elevational view of a tire sidewall showing our new design.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the tread and inner bead are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.


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

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Patent History
Patent number: D540740
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 9, 2005
Date of Patent: Apr 17, 2007
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Paul Bryan Maxwell (Kent, OH), Jonathan James Shondel (Massillon, OH), Thomas William Fisher (Uniontown, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 29/244,525
Current U.S. Class: Sidewall Or Shoulder (D12/605)