Archive: May, 2009

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May2009
Titleist’s A.I.M. (Alignment Integrated Marking) sidestamp is coming under fire! As we all know, golf equipment can never have enough acronyms! The A.I.M. sidestamp is that convenient line ending with arrowheads to help golfers align their putts. Lombardi Golf Designs is alleging that the alignment sidestamps on the.... Bet you ... Read More

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May2009
I bet you have never seen a driver like this. Check out the driver design found in design patent USPN D592720 titled “Golf Club Head,” which issued last week to Jack Hamm (the creator of some unconventional drivers)....

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May2009
Ever wish you could easily turn your trusted loyal old putter into a face balanced putter? The invention that is disclosed in recently published patent application US Pub. No. 20090131194 titled “Weighted Golf Club Grips and Shafts” offers one way to achieve the goal. The application describes the invention as....

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May2009
A design patent issued yesterday to Callaway that is directed to a driver that I have never seen before. The following drawings come from USPN D592721 titled “Golf Club Head.”.... So, what do you think…. something new, something old, or something that never made it out of R&D?....

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May2009
Following up on my recent post titled “GolfTech Wins & the Dancin’ Dogg Loses”, can you guess the damages associated with Dancin’Dogg personal golf simulator’s infringement of GolfTech’s USPN 6821211 titled “Sport Swing Analysis System”?....

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May2009
One need only look at the list of golf ball patent applications that published last week to get a feel for the competitiveness of the golf ball industry. Last week alone Acushnet had 15 golf ball patent applications publish, SRI Sports (aka Srixon) had 5 golf ball patent applications publish, ... Read More

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May2009
The TTABlog® is a pretty popular blog among IP attorneys. Recently it had a great POST regarding Karsten’s attempt to register the shape of the CRAZ-E putter as a trademark. Check it out....

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May2009
An interesting Acushnet patent application published this week as US Pub. No. 20090120197 titled “Golf Club Head Comprising a Piezoelectric Sensor.” The application describes the invention as.... Cool stuff. Will this club ever make it to market? If so, how long will it take?....

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May2009
Probably not, but check out this invention!.... Wow, check out that hosel wrap! When was the last time you had a club that looked like that? The drawings come from a patent application that published yesterday as US Pub. No. 20090119857 titled “Golf Clubhead Cleaning Device.” The application describes the ... Read More

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May2009
Well, neither have I.... but a recently published patent application may indicate that Rife Putters is looking to branch out. Today Mr. Rife had a patent application publish that may give us an idea of what he has been thinking about; namely, the soles of metal woods. The patent application ... Read More