Ritchey Licenses Ergon Patents
KOBLENZ, Germany – RTI Sports GmbH – parent company of (among others) Ergon – announced the licensing of its patents for grips to US based Ritchey Design Inc.
The licensing agreement gives Ritchey rights to two of Ergon’s patents for bike grips with integrated bar-ends. Ritchey will launch their new grips in 2014.
As a global player in ergonomics, with an eight-man development team based in Koblenz, Germany RTI Sports/Ergon has patented many of its products, in particular in grip technology.