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 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 other side being a mirror image thereof; 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 ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D451454 December 4, 2001 Clark et al.
D491516 June 15, 2004 Miller et al.
D501445 February 1, 2005 Brayer et al.
D502141 February 22, 2005 Marazzi et al.
D503374 March 29, 2005 Maxwell et al.
D525580 July 25, 2006 Weber et al.
Other references
  • Maxxis MA-V1 Tire, Tread Design Guide 2005, p. 36. 1/1.
  • Cordovan Mirada SLX Tire, Tread Design Guide 2005, p. 65. 4/3.
  • Vanderbilt Mirada Sport SLX Tire, Tread Design Guide 2005, p. 96. 1/2.
  • National AK960 ST Tire, Tread Design Guide 2005, p. 127. 4/2.
Patent History
Patent number: D549160
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 11, 2006
Date of Patent: Aug 21, 2007
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Kazunori Shinohara (Copley, OH), Nicholas Albert Poginy (Akron, OH), Hiroaki Matsuzaki (Stow, OH)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Assistant Examiner: Katrina A. Kile
Attorney: Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 29/257,790