Tucker Rocky and Renthal Settle Tapered Handlebar Lawsuit

Tucker Rocky, the owner of the “ProTaper” handlebar brand, and Renthal, manufacturer of the “Fatbar”, have settled their patent dispute. Renthal has agreed to a license on the Tucker Rocky owned patents 5,117,708 and 5,257,552. Details of the royalties or other terms of the settlement are confidential and therefore were not disclosed.(TransWorld translation: Answer gets a per-bar royalty, retroactive to a 2001 date. Cha-ching!)