Check out THIS news release from the Dow Jones Newswires. More to come once I have time to research this.....
Cleveland Golf’s Mystery Shopper Reveals Alleged Counterfeiters and Results in IP Infringement Lawsuit
August 13, 2009
Cleveland Golf sure seems to do a good job monitoring online sales of their products to ensure they are real Cleveland clubs sold in an authorized manner. You may recall a previous post titled “Cleveland Golf Cracks Down on Unauthorized Online Sales.” Yesterday Cleveland continued to demonstrate their market awareness ...
Today a patent application published that makes me wonder whether the inventor has ever actually played golf. The application published as US Pub. No. 20090203466 titled “Golf Club Head” and describes the invention as..... Check out these driver designs! I want to meet the golfer that can hit this first ...
Today a design patent issued on a fairway wood that I did not recognize and I immediately thought that I had uncovered something great. Unfortunately, not so. Is your knowledge of fairway woods better than mine? Can you identify the model of this club (not just the manufacturer)?..... Click HERE ...
The IP Golf Guy Discusses “Competitive IP Intelligence” on the Small Business Advocate® Radio Program
August 10, 2009
I was honored to be a guest on the nationally syndicated Small Business Advocate® radio show this morning. Jim Blasingame and I discussed competitive intelligence and steps that small business owners can take to monitor intellectual property issues in their industry. Feel free to listen to the interview HERE.....
Recently I have posted about some interesting groove patent applications by Karsten Manufacturing (aka PING) and Bridgestone. Well, don’t count Acushnet out, as they had an interesting groove patent issue this week. The patent is USPN 7568983 titled “Golf Club Head Groove Configuration.”.... Are you curious as to whose patent ...
Back in January I authored a post titled “Grooves of the Future?” in which an interesting patent application by Karsten Manufacturing (aka PING) was examined. Check it out if you aren’t familiar with it because it provides some context to the groove designs disclosed in this post. Today Bridgestone had ...
Ever Struggle to Get the Second Strap of Your Carry Bag Over Your Shoulder (of course you do, who doesn’t)? Well an Ogio Golf Bag Invention may be the Solution
August 5, 2009
Familiar with that fish out of water feeling when trying to get your left arm through that second carry strap? (and how it typically occurs when a cute beer cart girl is driving past) Well, Ogio recently received a patent on a device that may eliminate the fish out of ...
There definitely seems to be a trend toward more “senior friendly” golf products hitting the market, just see THIS prior post. Today an interesting putter design patent issued that may warrant consideration by all those golfers with aching backs. The patent is USPN D597615 titled “Golf Putter.” Check out this ...