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 being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a fragmentary front view, showing the tread pattern in greater details;

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view taken along line 55 and in the direction of arrows in FIG. 4.

In the drawings, the unlined circumferential and diagonal portions of the tread represent grooves having the depth shown in FIG. 5.

The broken line showing of a tire sidewall and inner bead, including the peripheral boundary between the claimed tread portion and the sidewall, represents unclaimed environmental subject matter.


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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D451068 November 27, 2001 Heinen et al.
D451853 December 11, 2001 Heinen et al.
D452198 December 18, 2001 Heinen et al.
D455116 April 2, 2002 Graas et al.
D478040 August 5, 2003 Hino
D504866 May 10, 2005 Collette et al.
D525192 July 18, 2006 Shondel et al.
Other references
  • Marshal Power Grip 749P Tire, 2004 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2004, p. 37. 4/2.
  • Toyo Observe GP4 Tire, 2004 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2004, p. 58. 4/1.
Patent History
Patent number: D551613
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 7, 2005
Date of Patent: Sep 25, 2007
Inventor: Tsai Jen Lo (Ta-Suen, Changhwa Hsien)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
Application Number: 29/240,001