Title:
Tire tread
United States Patent D777651


Inventors:
Gallego, Juan Pablo (Simpsonville, SC, US)
Brown IV, Joseph Nicholas (Simpsonville, SC, US)
Zychiewicz, Jason (Simpsonville, SC, US)
Taylor, Michael Don (Fountain Inn, SC, US)
Application Number:
29/501448
Publication Date:
01/31/2017
Filing Date:
09/04/2014
Assignee:
Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A. (Granges-Paccot, CH)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1215
Field of Search:
D12/145, D12/500-605, D12/900-901, 152/5, 152/151, 152/152.1, 152/167, 152/208, 152/209, 152/246, 152/450, 152/526, 152/527, 152/532, 152/535, 152/538, 152/541, 425/28.1
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US Patent References:
D695676Tire treadDecember, 2013Buresh et al.
D668207Tire treadOctober, 2012Brown et al.
D668208Tire treadOctober, 2012Brown et al.
D668601Tire treadOctober, 2012Brown, IVD12/588
D661642Tire treadJune, 2012KrupaD12/600
D662463Automobile tireJune, 2012YounD12/601
D647841Tire treadNovember, 2011Ebel et al.
D645811Tire treadSeptember, 2011Gaylo et al.



Other References:
Energy MXV4 S8, Michelin Tire, www.michelinman.com, at least as early as Mar. 22, 2011, 3 pages.
Primary Examiner:
Matharu, Manpreet
Assistant Examiner:
Wilson, Keith
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Dority & Manning P.A.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing our new design, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats circumferentially throughout the outer circumference and shoulder of the tire, the opposite side perspective being identical thereto;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view of the right side thereof, the left side elevation being identical thereto.

The dash-dot-dash broken line represents the boundaries of the claim and form no part thereof. The dash-dash broken line represent environment only and form no part of the claimed design.