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Title:
Tire tread
United States Patent D382525
Inventors:
Manestar, Miroslav (Barberton, OH)
Application Number:
D/051253
Publication Date:
08/19/1997
Filing Date:
03/07/1996
Assignee:
Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A. (Granges-Paccot, CH)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D12/141, D12/142, D12/143, D12/146, D12/147, D12/148, 152/209R, 152/209D
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US Patent References:
D370879TireJune, 1996ManestarD12/147
D369132TireApril, 1996Buresh et al.D12/147
5421387Asymmetrical tire treadJune, 1995Emerson152/209R
4546808Pneumatic tireOctober, 1985Fontaine et al.152/209R
D269865Tire for a vehicle wheelJuly, 1983TomodaD12/143
D229247N/ANovember, 1973HolmesD12/141
Other References:
Tread Design Guide 1990, p. 118 Hankook Radial T24.
Tread Design Guide 1990, p. 179 Sears Roadhandler Century Low Profile Drive Radial.
Tread Design Guide 1995, p. 13 Brunswick Cientra.
Tread Design Guide 1995, p. 156 Servis Fleet L79 Radial Lug.
Primary Examiner:
Gandy, James
Assistant Examiner:
Spear, Robert M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Reed, Robert R.
Warnock, Russell W.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing my new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire, the opposite side being substantially the same as that illustrated; and,

FIG. 2 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevation view of the tread pattern of FIG. 1 showing my new design.

The broken line disclosure of a tire sidewall and inner bead is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.