Archive: 2009

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Dec2009
Familiar with the TaylorMade Targa Tour Glove and its “patent pending micro-perforated leather construction to increase airflow throughout the hand and allow for 360 degree ventilation?” Nice looking glove, right. Check out the link, and these figures...... A patent application recently published directed to this perforated glove construction. The application ... Read More

27

Dec2009
Any chance this grip can help your putting?..... The grip is disclosed in a patent that issued last week as USPN 7635309 titled “Grip Arrangement for Golf Club.” The patent describes the invention as..... It may look ridiculous, but I am not too proud to give it a try.

24

Dec2009
On Monday Trisport, Ltd. and Pride Manufacturing Company, LLC, maker of Softspikes brand golf shoe cleats, sued MacNeill Engineering Company, Inc., maker of Champ brand golf shoe spikes, alleging infringement of three patents (USPN’s 5974700, 6272774, and 6810608), and accusing MacNeill of falsely marking their products with respect to USPN ... Read More

22

Dec2009
Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t personally know a single golfer using swing trainer / swing exercise devices. However, I definitely would give one a try if I thought it had a shot at actually improving my game. Therein lies the problem, it is hard for me to look ... Read More

19

Dec2009
Check out this beauty of a putter grip!..... Ahhh, the perfect marriage of a bowling glove and a golf grip; however, think there may be some trouble getting USGA approval on this grip?....

17

Dec2009
Familiar with the GolfNow tee time reservation system that seems to be pimped nonstop on The Golf Channel by the Billy Mays of golf instruction? Well, this week GolfNow was granted USPN 7,634,426 titled “Golf Reservation System,” which may surprise some people. The patent explains....

16

Dec2009
Back in August I authored a post titled “US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: ‘Irreconcilably Inconsistent Jury Verdicts’ Results in Remand for a New Trial Regarding the Original ProV1 Patent Infringement Lawsuit.” Then, in October we learned of the of the new trial dates. Well, the saga never ... Read More

14

Dec2009
Brace yourself. I don’t want to get your hopes up right before Christmas, but this invention would likely change the way most of us play a round of golf. The invention is disclosed in a recently published Garmin patent application; namely, US Pub. No. 20090298605 titled “Methods and Devices for ... Read More

13

Dec2009
This summer I was fortunate to attend a long drive / trick shot demonstration by “professional long driver and golf entertainer” Tom Roskos. The guy is amazing; just try hitting a ball like THIS someday. Much of his demonstration involves amazing feats of balance, including hitting long drives while balancing ... Read More

07

Dec2009
What? That’s right, craters, not dimples, randomly arranged to produce excellent aerodynamic symmetry. Counterintuitive, right? Last week a golf ball aerodynamics related patent application became publically available and I could not put it down. The patent application published as US Pub. No. 20090298618 titled “Process for Designing Rugged Pattern on ... Read More