Archive: November, 2007


A properly branded athlete can often generate more revenue from endorsement deals then they can generate from actually playing the sport that made them famous. There is no doubt that professional golfer Bubba Watson has done his part in creating a unique persona....
November 7, 2007admin


How would you like to be on the receiving end of a Complaint in which golf giant Callaway accuses you of (i) infringing one UTILITY patent, (ii) infringing three DESIGN patents, (3) infringing two trademarks, (4) trademark dilution, (5) breach of contract, (6) common law unfair competition, and (7) false ... Read More
November 6, 2007admin


The Callaway v. Acushnet golf ball patent infringement battle is still very active and today I was stunned to see that Acushnet issued a subpoena to take the testimony of Phil Mickeson. If you don’t already know… Phil plays a Callaway ball. The deposition was scheduled to take place on ... Read More
November 2, 2007David Dawsey


Do you recall the Windage powder distribution system from the Fore Inventors Only show on The Golf Channel? You know… the environmentally friendly powder that you squirt in the air to get a read on the wind direction. This week the inventors received a design patent covering the ornamental design ... Read More
November 1, 2007