Tread portion of an automobile tire

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the tread portion of an automobile tire showing my design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a fragmentary enlarged front view showing the details of the tread portion thereof:

FIG. 6 is a section view taken along line 6-6 in FIG. 5; and,

FIG. 7 is a section view taken along line 7-7 in FIG. 5.

The broken lines are used to show portions of the tread portion of an automobile tire that are not being claimed, and thus form no part of the claimed design.


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

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Foreign Patent Documents
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Other references
  • JPO Office Action for Application No. 2015-009786 dated Jul. 28, 2015.
Patent History
Patent number: D785548
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 29, 2015
Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)
Inventors: Takayuki Fukunaga (Tokyo), Akio Kusano (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: Robert M Spear
Assistant Examiner: John Voytek
Application Number: 29/543,866