Archive: January, 2010

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Jan2010
In the past I have posted, in a sarcastic manner, about driving range kiosks putting Hank Haney out of a job, but now I am starting to think we may start to see these things pop up as frequently as golf simulators. This week an interesting kiosk-type system patent issued ... Read More

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Jan2010
Check out this neat little device..... The drawings come from a patent application that recently published as US Pub. No. 20100022318 titled “Golf Putting Floor Vent.” The application describes the invention as..... Who knew that traditional putting mats are dangerous!.....

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Jan2010
It may be hard to believe but I, like most golfers, occasionally get jaded after seeing training aid after training aid, none of which seem particularly helpful. Every now and then I come across one that actually seems to have some merit. Today was one of those days. USPN 7,651,405 ... Read More

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Jan2010
In the past six months I have authored several posts (HERE, HERE) regarding some pretty cool, albeit unconventional, designs by Nike. Well, this week another Nike patent application became publicly available and it gives us a look at another interesting design that they have come up with. The following drawings ... Read More

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Jan2010
I love inventions directed to conquering this maddening sport. It is a sign that human spirit is alive and well; and that some tinkerers truly believe they have invented a gadget that will make the game less frustrating for the rest of us. Sure, there are those golfers (typically the ... Read More

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Jan2010
Ever wonder if your balls were deformed? Well, if so I have found the perfect putter for you. An interesting putter was disclosed in a patent application that published this week as US Pub. No. 20100009781 titled “Putter and Golf Ball Deformity Measuring Apparatus.” The application explains....... I am not ... Read More

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Jan2010
Check out these drawings from a design patent that issued to Karsten Manufacturing today!..... Does the design remind you of anything; perhaps something you see about 18 times a round?.....

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Jan2010
I was honored to be a guest on the nationally syndicated Small Business Advocate® radio show this morning. Jim Blasingame and I discussed IP goals for small businesses. Feel free to listen to the interview HERE......

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Jan2010
It is hard to believe it has been almost 18 months since I wrote a post about a rather radical Taylor Made patent application. The post was titled “The Future of Taylor Made Drivers? Will This Design Ever Make it to Store Shelves?” Well, they prosecuted the patent application and ... Read More

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Jan2010
Following up on last year’s post “The Best and Worst Golf Club Names Filed with the USPTO so far in 2008”, let’s look at some of the more interesting golf club trademark applications filed in 2009. Here are some of my favorite names that we may see on golf clubs ... Read More