Archive: February, 2009

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Feb2009
Patent applications directed to methods of scoring a round of golf don’t come along everyday, but this week an interesting “worst ball” format patent application was published. The application published as US Pub. No. 20090054169 titled “Method of Scoring Rounds of Golf” and describes the invention as.... The application goes ... Read More

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Feb2009
OK, I may be somewhat biased since I helped create the IP video library, but if you have intellectual property questions then you should check it out because you may just find some helpful information regarding patents, trademarks, and intellectual property in general. Don’t worry, you don’t have to watch ... Read More

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Feb2009
OK, I don’t know if they have them, but they have thought about them! This week Callaway was granted USPN 7494428 titled “Golf Ball,” which describes the invention as.... Check out this drawing showing the deep apertures extending through the cover and into the core..... The patent contains an interesting ... Read More

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Feb2009
Callaway had an interesting golf ball patent application publish today as US Pub. No. 20090054177 titled “Dimples Composed of Letters or Symbols Inset into Cover,” which describes the invention as.... That’s right, logos in your dimples, or dimples that are logos! Just what the game of golf has needed.....

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Feb2009
Really, a patent issued today directed to a method of correcting your golf swing over the internet. I know, hard to believe. The patent is USPN 7494430 titled “System and Method for Correcting Golf Swing Using Internet” and describes the invention as.... Nothing a few flowcharts can’t clear up!.... Got ... Read More

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Feb2009
You may recall my prior posts (here and here) regarding a trademark dispute between John Daly and Hippo Holdings and Hippo Golf. Well, Hippo Golf is on the receiving end of another trademark infringement lawsuit; this time from MRC Golf Inc., aka Mitsubishi Rayon Company Golf. A Complaint was filed ... Read More

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Feb2009
Recently a patent application published that combines the best of a virtual reality golf game and the technical data of a launch monitor. The patent application published as US Pub. No. 20090036237 titled “Golf Gaming Systems and Methods” and explains.... Pretty cool but will this take the place of Golden ... Read More

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Feb2009
Ever practiced putting with an egg? Check out design patent USPN D586419 titled “Golf Putting Practice Device,” which issued last week..... Interesting concept!....

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Feb2009
This week a patent issued with the title “Golf Ball Passing Elephant Miniature Golf Course Hazard,” so I had to check it out. The patent issued as USPN 7488260 and describes the invention as.... Really? The “ball exits the rear end to simulate the elephant pooping the ball.” Check it ... Read More

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Feb2009
Today an interesting golf tee design patent issued to Excel Golf Products, owners of the ZeroFriction line of tees, and Tocare line of grips. Check out this design.... Looks like it would require delicate placement of the ball! The golf tee patent that issued today is USPN D586411 titled “Golf ... Read More