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United States Patent D770,372
Umstot November 1, 2016

Center tread for a tire


CLAIM The ornamental design for a center tread for a tire, as shown and described.
Inventors: Umstot; Dale Edward (Atwater, OH)
Name City State Country Type

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company



Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Appl. No.: D/525,521
Filed: April 30, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D12/604; D12/579; D12/602
Current International Class: 1215
Field of Search: ;D12/568-604,900

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Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M
Assistant Examiner: Voytek; John
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Kennedy; Edward T.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a center tread for a tire showing my 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; the opposite side elevational view being identical thereto; and,

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof.

In the drawings, the broken lines showing of the sidewall, inner bead and the peripheral boundary between the tire tread and the sidewall in FIGS. 1 through 4 depict environmental subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

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