US Patent Office Allows VECTr Patent Application!

Posted: October 23, 2018 in Uncategorized

patent drawingThree years to the day after I filed the non-provisional patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office, the examiner has allowed a patent for my Variably Expanding Chain Transmission to issue! Once the Notice of Allowance is mailed, and after I pay the requisite fee and submit any required changes or corrections to the application, the patent should issue in a few weeks! At that time, VECTr will no longer be “patent pending,” but an actual patented invention!

UPDATE:  On January 1, 2019, patent number 10,167,055 was issued for Variably Expanding Chain Transmission!

  1. […] VECTr’s very great advantage over these proposed alternatives from SRAM and Shimano is that it achieves the same or better result than the devices described in the patent applications with a very much simpler design, and no doubt, at a very much reduced cost. Plus, VECTr is already patented! […]


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