Archive: December, 2008

20081226_not_a_golfer

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Dec2008
How many oddities can you spot in this drawing from a patent directed to a golf club for shots within sixty yards of the green?..... The drawing comes from USPN 6605006 titled “Golf Club” which describes the invention as..... ANSWER.... The lesson: if you are going to spend the money ... Read More
December 29, 2008admin
20081222_2

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Dec2008
I will be the first to admit that it is hard to keep up with all the different putter models that are launched every year. In fact, it is often difficult to associate an actual putter product from the major putter producers with many of the newly issued putter design ... Read More
December 26, 2008admin
20081225_1

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Dec2008
Merry Christmas! I thought I would find some interesting inventions that combine golf and the Christmas spirit. Should be easy, right? Nope, but here are two inventions that have at least some link to Christmas and golf. Would you use a Christmas tree shaped golf club carrier? The inventors of ... Read More
December 25, 2008admin
20081220_boo_017

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Dec2008
There is no doubt that Boo Weekley is a likeable character. Therefore it is good to see that someone is advising him on building and protecting the BOO brand. Check out Boo’s trademark portfolio!...... Congratulations Boo, you are doing a better job at protecting your brand than most guys on Tour.
December 22, 2008admin
20081220_2

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Dec2008
Lately the golf patent litigation scene has been a little slow. Perhaps that has changed with an exciting case filed this week concerning golf clubs that I did not know existed. OK, exciting may be a bit of a stretch, but did you know that there is a market for ... Read More
December 21, 2008admin
20081218_3

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Dec2008
Ever heard of Global Value Commerce, Inc.? Me neither, but a quick Google search reveals that it is the company that owns and operates the popular GlobalGolf® website. Well, this week GVC had an interesting patent application publish giving us an inside look at some intellectual property that GVC would ... Read More
December 19, 2008admin
20081217_1

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Dec2008
A pretty cool putting training aide was granted a patent this week. The patent is USPN 7465237 titled “Magnetic Golf Putting Training Device.” The invention is described as..... Check out these drawings..... Pretty cool putting patent! I would love to give it a try....
December 18, 2008admin

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Dec2008
Some people are of the belief that one should stick with what they are good at; while others think that one should try as many different things as possible and expand their horizons. You be the judge…. Should Mr. Cameron stick with designing putters or does he have a potential ... Read More
December 15, 2008admin
20081213_4

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Dec2008
An interesting patent application published this week directed to a training putter. At first I thought it looked crazy, but the more I read about it the more I started to think that it might be a pretty good idea. The application published as US Pub. No. 20080305880 titled “Golf ... Read More
December 14, 2008admin
20081210_2

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Dec2008
Check out the ball retriever found in a design patent that issued this week...... This retriever design is found in USPN D582496 titled “Golf Ball Retriever.” I suppose it would work without getting your grip wet if your ball was in a shallow puddle....
December 10, 2008admin