Archive: June, 2008

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Jun2008
An interesting golf grip patent application recently published as US Pub. No. 20080127459 titled “Apparatus For Gripping An Instrument Having An Elongate Handle.” I wonder what the USGA would have to say about this grip. The application describes the invention as.... Check out these drawings! I can see its ... Read More

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Jun2008
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 figure below come from a US putter design patent that issued recently to a major producer of clubs. Can you identify the brand ... Read More

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Jun2008
Hybrids, iron-woods, rescue clubs, utility clubs, ..... whatever you call them, it seems as though their popularity is growing every year. The following figures come from a design patent directed to a hybrid. Can you identify the manufacturer?

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Jun2008
I recently saw a post on a golf blog about the UROClub and chuckled (sorry, can’t recall which blog it was). Then almost fell out of my chair when a few weeks later I came across a published patent application on the device. The patent application published as US Pub. ... Read More

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Jun2008
I often wonder, “is there money to be made in golf training products?” There must be because the number of golf training aid patent applications is through the roof! A recent training aid patent application published as US Pub. No. 20080139332 titled “Golf Training Aid,” and describes the invention as.... ... Read More

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Jun2008
That is just what I said when I came across one rather unique golf club disclosed in recently published patent application US Pub. No. 20080132349 titled “Golf Club Head having Concavely Curved Face.” Check out these drawings!..... The application describes the invention as..... Do you think this club would ... Read More

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Jun2008
Check out this putter that was granted a utility patent this week..... I bet you didn’t think that was the side of the putter designed to strike the ball! The patent is USPN 7387576 titled “Golf Club,” and describes the invention as.... Would this putter ever find a place ... Read More

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Jun2008
If you strip all the logos off a golf club head, the typical avid golfer can usually identify the manufacturer of the popular drivers… often the popular irons… and sometimes the popular putters… but I bet that most readers cannot identify this set of irons. These drawings come from a design ... Read More

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Jun2008
Most non-lawyers are blown away by the costs of patent litigation. Ever wonder why litigation is so expensive? Aside from the filing of motion, after motion, after motion..... the real costs of patent litigation are associated with the “discovery” efforts of the parties...... (background on what "discovery" is)..... So now ... Read More

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Jun2008
An interesting golf cart patent issued today combining two loves of many people. Golf and cigars! The patent is USPN 7387127 titled “Cigar Holder for Golf Cart” and describes the invention as....