Archive: June, 2009

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Jun2009
Regulars of the Golf-Patents.com blog may recall a post titled “Is This Callaway Driver Radical Enough for You?”, as well as the follow-up post titled “Callaway Received a Patent on the ‘C-Shaped Golf Club Head’; Will This Club Actually Make it to the Market?”. Well, when it comes to the giant ... Read More

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Jun2009
Last week I reported on some possible designs of the next PING driver. Well, this week another design patent issued that may give us an even better idea of what the next generation of PING drivers may look like. The patent that issued this week is USPN D594919 titled “Golf ... Read More

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Jun2009
I have to admit that I purposely avoid reading all the hype regarding “stack and tilt;” after all, my game has bigger issues (like the inability to hit a decent wedge shot). However, I do know that some golfers swear by “stack and tilt” and say that it has changed ... Read More

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Jun2009
Technically challenged? If so, a recently published patent application describes a range finder that may be perfect for you. The patent application (US Pub. No. 20090151177) describes the invention as.... I think this is the one range finder that has the potential to actually slow down play!....

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Jun2009
I have no doubt that young golfers would buy the PING golf bag described in a patent application that published this week as US Pub. No. 20090152144 titled “Golf Bag Having Shoulder Strap With An Electronic Device.” The application described the invention as.... A cassette player? Really? Check out these ... Read More

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Jun2009
Most golfers can look at a pile of unlabeled golf balls and easily identify the Callaway balls because of their unique HEX aerodynamic technology; but in the future will we be seeing more traditional circular dimples on Callaway balls? One could be led to that conclusion after reading a Callaway ... Read More

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Jun2009
Karsten Manufacturing, maker of PING brand golf clubs, had 3 design patents issue today. Interestingly, the patent applications were filed less than 5 months ago, leading me to believe that these patents may give us a peak at some new PING products in the pipeline. The first two patents, namely ... Read More

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Jun2009
In the past I have profiled some rather unusual, some may say unique, golf club designs by Callaway, Taylor Made, and Bridgestone; however I have never reported on any Acushnet patent applications disclosing club head designs that lean toward the unconventional. Today is a new day and an Acushnet patent ... Read More

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Jun2009
I have authored many posts regarding celebrity athletes protecting their brands via the trademark system. Well, now it is time for these celebriletes (yes, I just made that word up) to take the next step to prevent others from snatching up a new Facebook vanity URL incorporating their trademarks. Recently the ... Read More

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Jun2009
It doesn’t take a lot to explain this golf bag invention, check it out!.... The invention is described in a patent application that published today as US Pub. No. 20090145787 titled “Golf Bag.” The application explains the need for the invention as follows.... So, hot product or flop product? I ... Read More