Archive: August, 2008

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Aug2008
I was just starting to think that there were enough golf grip variations to make everyone happy. Apparently David Cera does not agree. He is the inventor listed on a recently issued golf grip related patent; namely USPN 7407444 titled “Method for Cushioning the Grip of a Golf Club, and ... Read More

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Aug2008
It seems like every golfer has fought the chicken wing in their golf swing at some point in their life; and there is no shortage of training aides directed at solving the problem. Interestingly, many golfers end up reverting back to the golf towel or head cover tucked in the ... Read More

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Aug2008
I don’t. In fact I always heard that you should tilt the tee forward or backward to influence the backspin imparted on the ball. However, since I could not find any decent information on the subject, I suspect that it may be an old wives tale. Having a perfectly level ... Read More

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Aug2008
Have you ever felt that you needed a free standing putter? Me neither, but fortunately the inventors associated with the patent application that published as US Pub. No. 20080171614 are not bound by such conventional thinking. The patent application describes the putter as.... I could see this putter helping my ... Read More

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Aug2008
You make the call; worthwhile swing trainer or merely a wedgie creator? The invention was granted patent protection last month via USPN 7399232 titled “Golf Club Swing Training Device and Method.” The patent describes the invention as.....

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Aug2008
Familiar with the USGA Rules on Clubs & Balls? Well, if you intend to invent and market a golf product then you should familiarize yourself with the Rules. One of the Rules is often simply referred to as the “plain in shape” rule and reads as follows.... The USGA ... Read More

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Aug2008
I don’t know the answer to that question, but a patent issued this week that makes me think that having spikes that independently rotate couldn’t hurt my game. This week Callaway was granted USPN 7412784 titled “Shoe Traction System” that describes the invention as.....

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Aug2008
While I am not a cigar smoker, I do have to admit that this invention looks like a pretty handy device and an easy sell. The invention was granted a design patent today; namely USPN D575449 titled “Support for Cigars and the Like on a Golf Cart.” Check it out.....

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Aug2008
I was honored to be a guest on the nationally syndicated Small Business Advocate® radio show this morning. Jim Blasingame and I debunk some common patent myths. I have been a fan of Jim’s show for close to 10 years and highly recommend it. Click below to listen to the ... Read More

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Aug2008
Last week I was very fortunate to a get tour of the USGA Research and Test Center in Far Hills, NJ. The Senior Technical Director Dick Rugge led the tour and provided a great explanation of the role of the Center, as well as a breakdown of the testing and ... Read More