Tread portion of an automobile tire

- Bridgestone Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a front view of a tread portion of an automobile tire according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a fragmentary enlarged view showing the details of the tread portion thereof.

Broken lines in the drawing figures are intended to show environmental structure only, and form 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
D350101 August 30, 1994 de Barsy
D388040 December 23, 1997 de Barsy
D410420 June 1, 1999 de Barsy
D505387 May 24, 2005 Nonaka
D526954 August 22, 2006 Godeau
D550147 September 4, 2007 Radulescu
D604232 November 17, 2009 Gannon et al.
D605581 December 8, 2009 Yamaguchi et al.
D610968 March 2, 2010 Godeau et al.
D615026 May 4, 2010 Nakano
D615483 May 11, 2010 Godeau
D638780 May 31, 2011 Nobunaga
Other references
  • Co-Op Superfleet Drive CM980 Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 104, Row 3, Item 2.
  • YKS CR980 Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 137, Row 2, Item 2.
  • H.B. Plus Bandamatic Inc. HB-BT 26/32 Retread; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 228, Row 3, Item 2.
Patent History
Patent number: D647036
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 23, 2009
Date of Patent: Oct 18, 2011
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Suguru Yamaguchi (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: Garth Rademaker
Attorney: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Application Number: 29/344,057