Tread portion of an automobile tire
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Broken lines in the drawing figures are used to show portions of the tire that are not being claimed, and thus form no part of the claimed invention.
The ornamental design for a tread portion of an automobile tire, as shown and described.
U.S. Patent Documents
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- Japanese Design Gazette dated Oct. 15, 2012 issued in the counterpart Japanese Design Application No. D2012-7950.
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