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.

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Patent History
Patent number: D565498
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 20, 2006
Date of Patent: Apr 1, 2008
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Thomas Wood Whitney (Grand Isle, NY), John Joseph Diggins (Hamburg, NY)
Primary Examiner: Stacia Cadmus
Attorney: Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 29/270,356