Archive: May, 2007

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May2007
Things appear to be heating up in the golf shaft patenting arena. Regular readers of the Golf-Patents blog know that I was surprised by the low number of golf shaft related patents that issued in 2006... This week another interesting shaft patent application published as US Pub. No. 20070105644 titled ... Read More

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May2007
Today a patent application published as US Publication No. 20070101524 titled “Shoe Cleaning Sand Rake.” The title was so compelling that I had to check it out. The following is a figure from the application... The application describes the invention as:... I must not fully appreciate the dangers of the ... Read More

10

May2007
Patent litigation is expensive! There is no way around it. This is true whether a case settles after 2 months, 2 years, or goes all the way through trial. There are ways to more efficiently litigate a patent infringement case, but that is for another post. Generally when companies discuss ... Read More

09

May2007
“Personal Golfing Assistant and Method and System for Graphically Displaying Golf Related Information and For Collection, Processing and Distribution of Golf Related Data.” Wow, what a mouth full. A patent application with this title was recently published as US Publication No. 20070087866. The application is 78 pages and describes the ... Read More

09

May2007
Golf bag related utility patents do not come along everyday, which is why USPN 7,213,705 titled “Ergonomic Golf Bag Top and Club Separator” deserves a post. The ‘705 patent issued yesterday and describes the invention as an ergonomically designed and structured golf bag top and club separator... The following figures ... Read More

08

May2007
As you may recall the “Fascinated IP of the Week” category is the resting ground for golf inventions that I can’t identify as the next great golf technology or a ridiculous idea (although generally I have a pretty good hunch). The latest “Fascinating IP” award goes to the golf club ... Read More

07

May2007
This is one patented golf ball that I hope makes it to the market because it just sounds cool. USPN 7,211,007 titled “Golf Ball Having Visible Non-Spherical Insert” issued this week to Acushnet. The patent describes the invention as:... Translation: a ball with a clear, or nearly see through, cover ... Read More

07

May2007
Congratulations go out to Fairplay Electric Cars. Their patent USPN D541,699 titled “Golf Car” issued this week. The Fairplay patent is the first golf cart design patent that has caught my eye since starting the Golf-Patents blog. Check out the following figure from the patent...

06

May2007
Everyone knows that a catchy domain name can be critical to the success of many businesses. Likewise, a poor domain can cause confusion, and even result in lost business. Additionally, a great domain name can be worth a lot of money. I recently found several funny articles about domain names ... Read More

05

May2007
I sit here watching The Golf Channel and find myself shaking my head as another invention promotion company commercial plays. I know that the readers of the Golf-Patents blog wouldn’t spend $800 on a new set of irons without doing hours of research; but please do the research before ever ... Read More