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D495991 Tread of a tire
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Inventor: Chatignoux
Date Issued: September 14, 2004
Application: D/193,587
Filed: November 12, 2003
Inventors: Chatignoux; Fabien (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Assignee: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A. (Granges-Paccot, CH)
Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M.
Assistant Examiner:
Attorney Or Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
U.S. Class: D12/563
Field Of Search: D12/541; D12/542; D12/543; D12/544; D12/546; D12/559; D12/563; D12/564; D12/565; D12/566; D12/567; D12/600; D12/601; D12/602; D12/603; 152/209.1; 152/209.8; 152/209.28
International Class:
U.S Patent Documents: 1127517; 1127517; 4057089; 4832099; 5152854; D370880; 5609699; D379449; D395857; D409954; 6164354; D450033; D470100; D472201; D476291
Foreign Patent Documents: 62059107
Other References: National Akuret Ultra HP Tire, 2002 Tread Design Guide, p. 52. 3/4.*.
National Chaparral SUV HP Tire, 2002 Tread Design Guide, p. 53. 1/5.*.
Toyo Tire Illustration in Modern Tire Dealer Magazine, Feb. 2001, p. 25..

Claim: The ornamental design for a tread of a tire, as shown and described.
Description: 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; and,

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the tire tread shown in FIG. 1.

The broken lines showing the tire inner beads and sidewalls in FIGS. 1 and 2 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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