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Publication numberUSD456767 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/138,802
Publication dateMay 7, 2002
Filing dateMar 20, 2001
Priority dateMar 20, 2001
Publication number138802, 29138802, US D456767 S1, US D456767S1, US-S1-D456767, USD456767 S1, USD456767S1
InventorsBill J. Wallet, James G. Guspodin
Original AssigneeBridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tire tread
US D456767 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a tire tread, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a side perspective view of a tire tread showing our new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire tread, the opposite side being the same as that shown;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the right side thereof, the opposite side being identical thereto; and,

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary side perspective view thereof.

The broken lines defining the tire sidewall and inner bead are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1Federal Super Steel 731 Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 1999, p. 30. 1/1.*
2Michelin MX4 Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 1999, p. 50. 1/5.*
3Sears Dunlop Touring LT Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan 1999, p. 114. 4/2.*
4Yokohama Avid Tire, Center Illustration, Modern Tire Dealer Magazine, Nov. 1999, p. 27.
5Yokohama Avid Touring Tire, 1999 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 1999, p. 78. 4/2.*
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USD642975Feb 16, 2010Aug 9, 2011Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LlcTire tread
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U.S. ClassificationD12/582, D12/584