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Publication numberUSD426500 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/104,078
Publication dateJun 13, 2000
Filing dateApr 28, 1999
Priority dateNov 2, 1998
Publication number104078, 29104078, US D426500 S, US D426500S, US-S-D426500, USD426500 S, USD426500S
InventorsMaurice Picard, Florian Traulle
Original AssigneeMichelin Recherche Et Technique S.A.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tread of a tire
US D426500 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a tread of a tire, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the tread of a tire of the present invention, it being understood that the pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tread,

FIG. 2 is an elevational view of the tread of the tire shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 3 is a side view of the tread of the tire, the opposite side elevational view being identical thereto.

The broken line showing of a tire inner bead and sidewall is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

In the drawings, the dark stippled surface shading represents the recessed portion of the tread grooves, having a depth as best shown in FIG. 2.

Non-Patent Citations
1Kelly-Springfield Explorer Tire, 1998 Tread Design Guide, P. 41. 3/3, Jan. 1998.
2Tire Design Guide--1998, Passenger Tires, p. 19, Continental Conti Sport Cotact CZ90/CV90/CH90 (ZR/VR/HR Rated) B-TL-NB-SB-RP-35-40-45-50-55-M-RD.
3Tire Design Guide--1998, Passenger Tires, p. 47, Maxxis MA-703 (SR Rated) B-TL-P-SB-RP-80-M-RD.
4Tire Design Guide--1998, Small Highway & Light Truck Tires, p. 96, Goodyear, Wrangler AP, OWL-RBL-TL-P-SB-RP-AS.
U.S. ClassificationD12/588