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United States Patent D340,436
Baus October 19, 1993

Tire tread


The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.
Inventors: Baus; Andre E. J. (Bettembourg, LU)
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Appl. No.: 07/856,943
Filed: March 23, 1992

Current U.S. Class: D12/596
Field of Search: D12/136,140,146-151 152/29R,29B,29D

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D278221 April 1985 Kojima et al.
D283116 March 1986 Nakatani
D312603 December 1990 Yarborough
D328577 August 1992 Goergen et al.

Other References

1990 Tread Design Guide, p. 171, Michelin Pilot XDU Tire, bottom right side of page. .
1990 Tread Design Guide, p. 254, Retread Equipment (M686)-Traction Lug Tire, second tire in from bottom right side of page..

Primary Examiner: Gandy; James M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Lewandowski; T. P.


FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a tire tread showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view of a tire tread showing a second embodiment my new design;

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of FIG. 5;

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view of FIG. 5; and,

FIG. 8 is an enlarged fragmentary front view of FIG. 5.

The tread pattern is understood to be repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of both embodiments of the tire tread, and the broken line showing of the sidewalls in all views of the drawing is for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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