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Publication numberUSD531115 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/231,703
Publication dateOct 31, 2006
Filing dateJun 9, 2005
Priority dateDec 14, 2004
Publication number231703, 29231703, US D531115 S1, US D531115S1, US-S1-D531115, USD531115 S1, USD531115S1
InventorsChikako Ikeda
Original AssigneeBridgestone Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tread portion of an automobile tire
US D531115 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a tread portion of an automobile tire, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tread portion of an automobile tire, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof, a top plan view, a bottom plan view and a rear elevation view are identical with the front elevation view.

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view thereof, a right side elevation view is identical with the left side elevation view.

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 5—5 in FIG. 4.

The portion of the article shown in broken lines, including the broken line boundary between the tire shoulder and sidewall, is for illustrative purpose only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1 *Michelin XDA3 and XDA Energy Tires, 2004 Tread Design Guide, Jan. 2004, p. 131. 3/1 and 3/2.
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USD667781 *Jul 14, 2011Sep 25, 2012The Goodyear Tire & Rubber CompanyTire
USD668208 *Apr 14, 2011Oct 2, 2012Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements MichelinTire tread
USD741791Dec 8, 2013Oct 27, 2015Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LlcTire tread
USD755116 *Sep 18, 2014May 3, 2016Fortune Gold Enterprises Ltd.Tire
USD763180 *May 26, 2014Aug 9, 2016Compagnie Generale Des EtablissementsPneumatic tire
USD767480 *May 23, 2014Sep 27, 2016Les Schwab Warehouse Center, Inc.Tire tread
USD772793 *May 14, 2015Nov 29, 2016Shandong Linglong Tyre Co., Ltd.Tire
U.S. ClassificationD12/588