Tread portion of an automobile tire

- Bridgestone Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tread portion of an automobile tire according to my design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a plane view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 if a fragmentary enlarged view showing the details of the tread portion thereof;

FIG. 7 is an end view taken along line 7-7 in FIG. 6; and,

FIG. 8 is an end view taken along line 8-8 in FIG. 6.

Broken lines in the drawing figures are used to show unclaimed portions of the tire, and thus form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a tread portion of an automobile tire, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
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D490769 June 1, 2004 Diensthuber et al.
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Patent History
Patent number: D697021
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 20, 2012
Date of Patent: Jan 7, 2014
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Naoya Ochi (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: Stacia Cadmus
Application Number: 29/411,438
Current U.S. Class: Straight Sides (D12/532)