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United States Patent D524,236
Marazzi ,   et al. July 4, 2006

Tire tread


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.
Inventors: Marazzi; Eric John (Tallmadge, OH), Poling; David Charles (Uniontown, OH), Schmalix; Charles Kenneth (Canal Fulton, OH), Shondel; Jonathan James (Massillon, OH), Maxwell; Paul Bryan (Kent, OH)
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Appl. No.: D/231,674
Filed: June 8, 2005

Current U.S. Class: D12/524 ; D12/532
Current International Class: 1215
Field of Search: D12/505,509,512,514-524,526-532 152/209.1,209.8,455

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D386134 November 1997 Cagneaux et al.
D390817 February 1998 Graas et al.
D403996 January 1999 Espinasse et al.
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D460402 July 2002 Ishida et al.
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D483003 December 2003 Shirouzo
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Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: O'Planick; Richard B.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing our new design, it being understood that the pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tread;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof.

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the sidewall, inner bead and the peripheral boundary between the tire tread and the sidewall are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

The dark stippled surface shading represents the recessed portion of the tread grooves, having the depth shown at the top and bottom of FIG. 2.

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