Archive: July, 2009

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Jul2009
Would you ever think one of the big golf club OEM’s would get into the golf tee market? Not me, but that is just what Karsten seems to be considering. Yesterday Karsten had an interesting patent application publish as US Pub. No. 20090181806 titled “Golf Tee and Methods to Manufacture ... Read More

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Jul2009
Today a patent application published that made me scratch my head. The application published as US Pub. No. 20090191984 titled “Tee Dispenser” and describes the invention as.... I would have to consider relinquishing my registration as a patent attorney if the following claim issues in a patent!....

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Jul2009
Do you recognize the irons disclosed in design patent USPN D597,157 titled “Iron Type Golf Club Head” that issued today?....

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Jul2009
An interesting golf bag patent application recently published directed to Sun Mountain’s hip belt system. The application published as US Publication No. 20090179058 titled “Hip Belt System,” which describes the invention as....

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Jul2009
Just when you start to think that nothing will surprise you…. something always does. Today a Nike patent application caught me off guard with talk of adjustments to “change the overall exterior shape.” Do what? The application published as US Pub. No. 20090186717 titled “Golf Clubs and Golf Club Heads with ... Read More

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Jul2009
An interesting swing training invention is disclosed in a patent application that published this week, but I can’t decide if this is a really good idea or just another toy to collect dust in the basement. The application published as US Pub. No. 20090181785 titled “Golf Swing Training Apparatus” and ... Read More

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Jul2009
Click HERE to read a prior post about the trademark portfolio associated with the British Open. Enjoy. Also, while you are watching the tournament today try to count the number of sponsors listed on Lee Westwood's shirt and hat. More significantly, how many of them can you actually read? During ... Read More

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Jul2009
This has been a good week for interesting golf ball IP. Just yesterday an Acushnet patent application was published as US Publication No. 20090181805 titled “Golf Ball Surface Patterns Comprising Variable Width/Depth Multiple Channels,” and it will blow your mind. Will we see one of these on Tour soon?....

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Jul2009
Ever heard of the Nickel Putter company? Well this week they were granted a patent on a pretty slick combination putter and ball marker. The patent is USPN 7559848 titled “Golf Club” and describes the invention as.... Check out this putter....

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Jul2009
Golf technology, and the associated research and development, never cease to amaze me. Today Bridgestone had a golf ball patent issue on a dimple pattern designed specifically to maximize distance under low spin conditions. The Bridgestone patent issued as USPN 7559857 titled “Golf Ball,” which describes the invention as.... Check ... Read More