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United States Patent D653,197
Buchinger-Barnstorf January 31, 2012

Tire tread for a vehicle tire


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tire tread for a vehicle tire, as shown and described.
Inventors: Buchinger-Barnstorf; Thomas (Wennigsen, DE)
Assignee: Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH (Hanover, DE)
Appl. No.: D/356,261
Filed: February 23, 2010

Foreign Application Priority Data

Oct 19, 2009 [EM] 001625518

Current U.S. Class: D12/582 ; D12/900
Current International Class: 1215
Field of Search: D12/500,502,568,570,572,582-585,604,900,901 152/209.1,209.3,209.18,209.19,209.22,209.25,209.27,209.28

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D63048 September 1923 Comstock et al.
D116310 August 1939 Murphy
3299934 January 1967 Pace
3606921 September 1971 Crawey
D388030 December 1997 Schuster
D429480 August 2000 Bonko
D610967 March 2010 Ohara et al.
D635915 April 2011 Hamada

Other References

Dunlop SP181A Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 109, row 2, item 2. cited by examiner .
Primex Utility Master (E-7) Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 163, row 1, item 5. cited by examiner .
Astro Implement (I-1) Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 171, row 4, item 3. cited by examiner .
Co-Op High Flotation Tire; 2005 Tread Design Guide, p. 174, row 1, item 3. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Rademaker; Garth
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Greenberg; Laurence A. Stemer; Werner H. Locher; Ralph E.


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

FIG. 2 is an enlarged partial front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof.

The vehicle tire pattern is repeated uniformly around the circumference of the structure. The dash-dot lines showing the boundaries of the illustrated detail and the broken lines depicting the sidewall of the tire do not form part of the claim.

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