Pneumatic tire

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FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a pneumatic tire showing our new design, it being understood that the tire pattern repeats circumferentially throughout the outer circumference.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of one side of the pneumatic tire shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is an enlarged fragmentary front view of the pneumatic tire.

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view of one side of the pneumatic tire shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view of the opposite side of the pneumatic tire shown in FIG. 1.

In the drawings, the broken line showing of a tire sidewall and inner bead and the peripheral boundary between the shoulder and sidewall are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claim.


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

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Patent History
Patent number: D564440
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 26, 2006
Date of Patent: Mar 18, 2008
Assignee: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A. (Granges-Paccot)
Inventors: Arnaud Larregain (Thiers), Pascal Pirotte (Clermont-Ferrand)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Assistant Examiner: George D Kirschbaum
Attorney: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Application Number: 29/252,683
Current U.S. Class: Straight Sides (D12/528)