Tread portion of an automobile tire

- Bridgestone Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an automobile tire, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire.

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged fragmentary front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is an enlarged cross-sectional view thereof.

The portion of the article shown in broken lines is for illustrative purpose only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a tread portion of an automobile tire, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
6196288 March 6, 2001 Radulescu et al.
D451437 December 4, 2001 Reid et al.
6488064 December 3, 2002 Radulescu
D488123 April 6, 2004 Ooyama
D506722 June 28, 2005 Nonaka
Foreign Patent Documents
1048066 September 1999 JP
Other references
  • Kumho Longmark KRS06 Tire, 2004 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2004, p. 125. 3/5.
  • Multi-Mile Power King Radial R12+ Tire, 2004 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2004, p. 134. 2/5.
Patent History
Patent number: D545266
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 27, 2006
Date of Patent: Jun 26, 2007
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Gentaku Yamaura (Chuo-ku)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Application Number: 29/254,600