Title:
Tire tread
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D798229

Inventors:
Barrett, Matthew Donald (Simposnville, SC, US)
Stain, Joseph Anderson (Nixa, MO, US)
Application Number:
29/559767
Publication Date:
09/26/2017
Filing Date:
03/31/2016
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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:
D12/568-604, D12/900
US Patent References:
D728460Pneumatic tireMay, 2015Sylvino et al.
D727839Tire treadApril, 2015RollandD12/583
D727840Tire treadApril, 2015RollandD12/583
D672711Pneumatic tireDecember, 2012Audigier et al.
D662034Pneumatic tireJune, 2012VandaeleD12/583
D652369Pneumatic tireJanuary, 2012LebretonD12/583
D641687Tire treadJuly, 2011MutoD12/594
D641688Tread portion of an automobile tireJuly, 2011SakurabaD12/594
D619083Tire treadJuly, 2010ReimD12/583
D564957Tread portion of an automobile tireMarch, 2008YoshidaD12/594
D464026Tread of a tireOctober, 2002GodinD12/596
Primary Examiner:
Spear, Robert M.
Assistant Examiner:
Voytek, John
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT 515 MICHELIN ROAD GREENVILLE SC 29605)
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 is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire, the opposite side perspective being identical thereto, it being understood that the sidewall forms no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof, the rear elevation view being identical thereto;

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view thereof, the opposite side elevation view being identical thereto; and,

FIG. 4 is an enlarged view of a portion of the tire tread of FIG. 2.