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

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof.

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.

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Patent History
Patent number: D541736
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 12, 2005
Date of Patent: May 1, 2007
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventor: Jean-Nicolas Helt (Mont-Saint-Martin)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 29/240,337