I bet that at least 77% of golfers will not recognize this driver. The following drawings come from a driver design patent that issued recently to one of the big guys. Do you recognize this club?.....
March 31, 2008
Many golfers would be surprised to learn that majority of golf grips are patented. Some manufacturers apply for utility patents on their unique grip construction and manufacturing methods, while others merely seek to protect the ornamental look of the grips via design patents. Recently a golf grip design patent issued on ...
Golf-Patents.com has repeatedly used putter design patents to test your knowledge of putter designs. For today’s test, can identify the maker and model of this putter?
Familiar with the PuttingDisc? (the website is a little rough) I saw the figures below in a patent that issued this week and thought that I had seen it before, but there is hardly a reference to it on the web (so I must have been mistaken). Oh well, further ...
As a golfer whose game fluctuates from marginal, at best, to horrible (as my playing partners will attest from my first round of 2008 that I played on Thursday), I view most training aides with a skeptical eye. After all, I have tried a lot of things and the only ...
March 24, 2008
Golf-Patents.com has repeatedly used putter design patents to test your putter knowledge. Today a unique golf putter design patent issued…. check out the drawing below. Can you identify the make and model?....... Click here for the answer; and click here to check out USPN D565142 titled “Golf Club Head for ...
Boy golfers are passionate about their golf gear! I have been blown away by the number of inquiries I receive regarding the patent litigation surrounding handheld golf GPS range finders. A lot of golfers must be concerned about the future of Natalie’s SkyCaddie endorsement deal. As you may recall from these ...
Callaway Golf’s Reply in Support of Their Previous Motion for Permanent Injunction is In! Now the Motion is Fully Briefed and Ready for Action by the Court, PLUS My Prediction
March 19, 2008
Before delving into the latest filing and disclosing my prediction, a quick summary of the past few months in the Callaway v. Titleist (Acushnet) saga is in order. Back in December a jury found that 8 of the 9 claims in the 4 patents-in-suit were valid, and therefore infringed by ...
The posts have slowed down in the past week, or so… life, work, and travel have caused the slowdown. Trust me, there are plenty of interesting intellectual property golf topics to report on and the posts should pick up soon. Enough of the excuses, right? OK, recently I noticed that ...
Nice Patent Reexamination Example from the Golf Industry (A Polite Way of Saying… Here is a Good Example of Competitors Trying to Sink Each Others’ Golf Patents)
March 11, 2008
It is hard to believe that is has been over a year since I authored a post titled “Bust Your Competitors’ Patents” regarding the patent reexamination process. Since that post many of you have probably learned a little more about the process simply by following my coverage of the Callaway ...