Archive: April, 2008

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Apr2008
Blogging has been slow lately. I apologize, but everyone needs a vacation once in a while. I just returned from a great trip to Palm Springs where I was fortunate to play many of the PGA West courses. Needless to say..... it was incredible. The courses were beautiful and my game ... Read More

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Apr2008
Interesting golf tee patents are few and far between. Fortunately, a unique golf tee patent did issue last month, although I am not quite convinced that we will see it in local pro shop any time soon. Fun to look at nonetheless! The patent is USPN 7344456 titled “Flexible Golf ... Read More

11

Apr2008
In honor of Masters' week, a look at the trademark portfolio of Augusta National is in order. Would you have guessed that AMEN CORNER is a registered trademark? How about the fact that Augusta National has registered the AUGUSTA trademark for use associated with golf stools and chairs? And the ... Read More

10

Apr2008
Hello from Washington DC! I am currently attending the ABA’s 23rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Virginia. There is nothing like a party of 600+ patent attorneys from around the globe, although it is interfering with my blogging and coverage of The Masters! As you can imagine, these conferences ... Read More

10

Apr2008
This week it seems fitting to look at golf related patents issued to Masters champions. Don’t worry, it will be a quick look because there are only two!......

03

Apr2008
As you know, Golf-Patents.com has repeatedly used putter design patents to test your knowledge of putters (click here to satisfy your hunger for putter patent posts). The figures below come from a US putter design patent that issued recently to a major producer of clubs. Can you identify the brand ... Read More

02

Apr2008
.....(case background)..... Roughly at the same time Acushnet also wisely filed a “Contingent Motion to Stay Any Permanent Injunction Pending Appeal,” which you may review HERE. In response Callaway filed an “Opposition” (click HERE to read) to Acushnet’s “Contingent Motion to Stay Any Permanent Injunction Pending Appeal.” Now, Acushnet filed ... Read More

01

Apr2008
Boy, a ton of putter design patents have issued recently! As you know, Golf-Patents.com has repeatedly used putter design patents to test your knowledge of putters (click here to satisfy your hunger for putter patent posts). Well this should be a relatively easy one.... How good are you at identifying ... Read More

01

Apr2008
As you are meandering down a perfectly manicured fairway with the sun in your face and the wind at your back, all the while trying to avoid stepping on one of those huge goose turds that litter golf courses like a minefield, have you ever thought to yourself… “boy, I ... Read More