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The VacDaddy Receives Official Patent

Revolutionary swimming pool vacuum, the VacDaddy, awarded US patent and is headed for production.

VacDaddy, the upcoming new product from Advanced Pool Technologies, LLC (APT) has been awarded its US Patent, a major step towards reaching the goal of production by spring of 2019. An application to obtain a United States Utility Patent for the VacDaddy was submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) by our attorneys in 2016. Notice of Allowance for a United States Utility Patent for the VacDaddy was issued on September 14, 2018. Earlier in 2018 a Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international application was filed enabling APT to seek protection in 152 contracting states.

The VacDaddy name and logo became trademarks of APT after a Notice of Allowance was issued by the USPTO on June 5, 2018. In May of 2018, APT filed international trademark application in accordance with the Madrid Protocol and to date, protection has been granted in the European Union, United Kingdom and China.

VacDaddy innovator and owner of APT, Matthew D’Aguanno says “Our engineering team has been fine-tuning the final prototype to achieve our goal of 55 gallons of suction per minute. This is an amazing amount of power for a small, lightweight pool vacuum. Now that we have our patent, we are ready to present VacDaddy to the market at the Atlantic City Pool & Spa show this January.”

VacDaddy is the first new technology produced by Advanced Pool Technologies, LLC (APT). APT, located in Long Island, New York, is an early-stage specialty pool vacuum company with its competitive edge derived from product differentiation. The VacDaddy is a pool vacuum designed to quickly clean debris off the pool floor with an easy-to-use lightweight, durable, multi-purpose system. The VacDaddy securely mounts on a universal pool pole eliminating clumsy, heavy hoses currently used commercially. Because of its ease-of-use and powerful suction, the VacDaddy will enable pool professionals to clean more pools per shift increasing earning potential. Individual pool owners will find VacDaddy so lightweight and simple that almost any member of the family can use it. You can learn more about the VacDaddy at www.thevacdaddy.com.

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