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Publication numberUSD432962 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/117,462
Publication dateOct 31, 2000
Filing dateJan 25, 2000
Priority dateJul 26, 1999
Publication number117462, 29117462, US D432962 S, US D432962S, US-S-D432962, USD432962 S, USD432962S
InventorsJose Merino Lopez
Original AssigneeMichelin Recherche Et Technique Sa
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tread of a tire
US D432962 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 tire tread design shown in FIG. 1; and,

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

In the drawings, the broken lines defining the tire inner bead and sidewall are for illustrative purposes only and form 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
1Maxxis MA-752 "Bravo" Tire, 1998 Tread Design Guide, p. 106. 3/5, Jan. 1998.
2Tread Design Guide, Medium & Large Highway Truck Tires, Hallmark Steelmark ADG TL-TT-S-SB-RP-HC, 1999, p. 140.
3Tread Design Guide, Medium & Large Highway Truck Tires, Michelin XDE A/T TL-S-SB-RP-HC, 1999, p. 150.
4Tread Design Guide, Medium & Large Highway Truck Tires, Shell Roadmark Drive Radial I TL-TT-S-SB-RP-HC, 1999, p. 157.
U.S. ClassificationD12/600