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United States Patent D445,730
Himuro July 31, 2001

Automobile tire


The ornamental design for an automobile tire, as shown and described.
Inventors: Himuro; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP)
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo, JP)
Appl. No.: D/125,395
Filed: June 22, 2000

Foreign Application Priority Data

Dec 27, 1999 [JP] 11-36181

Current U.S. Class: D12/555 ; D12/900
Current International Class: 1215
Field of Search: D12/134-152 152/209.1,209.3,209.9,209.13,209.16,209.28

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D389791 January 1998 Himuro
D392229 March 1998 Shirai et al.
D395858 July 1998 Hanya
D397975 September 1998 Himuro
D400140 October 1998 Graas
D409958 May 1999 Gerresheim et al.
D410601 June 1999 Murata et al.
D432057 October 2000 Himuro

Other References

Continental Conti Sport Contact CZ91 Tire, 1998 Tread Design Guide, p. 19. 1/3, Feb. 1998..

Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas, PLLC


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an automobile tire, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof.

FIG. 6 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 7--7 in FIG. 6.

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