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United States Patent D551,156
Shinohara ,   et al. September 18, 2007

Tire tread


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.
Inventors: Shinohara; Kazunori (Copley, OH), Uenoyama; Iwao (Ibaraki, JP)
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Appl. No.: D/256,086
Filed: March 15, 2006

Current U.S. Class: D12/521 ; D12/522; D12/523
Current International Class: 1215
Field of Search: D12/505,507,508,512,514,515,516,517,518,519,521,522,523,524,526,527,528,529,530,531,532 152/509.1,209.8,455

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D490047 May 2004 Heinen et al.
D490048 May 2004 Heinen et al.
D490049 May 2004 Heinen et al.
D512012 November 2005 Delu et al.
D512013 November 2005 Delu et al.
D524231 July 2006 Marazzi et al.
D524233 July 2006 Marazzi et al.
D524235 July 2006 Marazzi et al.
D524236 July 2006 Marazzi et al.
D531108 October 2006 Marazzi et al.
2005/0173035 August 2005 Heinen
2006/0137789 June 2006 Shirouzu
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.

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