Archive: March, 2010


Better than a hole-in-one for Acushnet! Amazing. You can read the jury's Verdict Sheet HERE. Now will it end? Probably not!.....
March 29, 2010admin


Want to get a flavor for the ProV1 golf ball patent litigation and what the jury will be deliberating? If so, check out the Final Jury Instructions read by the judge to the jury. It is pretty interesting reading and gives you a feel for what the jury will be ... Read More
March 27, 2010David Dawsey


Phil’s testimony was excluded from the first ProV1 trial, but Callaway is doing their best to get it admitted in the second trial. This week Callaway filed a motion titled “Callaway Golf’s Motion to Introduce Deposition Testimony from Phil Mickelson,” which explained their view of why his deposition testimony is ... Read More
March 27, 2010


We have heard all about Furyk’s never ending search for the perfect new driver. In fact, I have heard too much about it. Well, this week a SRI patent issued that may give us a look at the next one we see in his bag, or not. Check out this ... Read More
March 25, 2010admin


Golf ball patents and patent applications are generally one of two types. First, the most common type is directed to the complex composition of one or more layers of the ball, and you generally need an advanced degree in chemistry or polymer engineering to make heads or tails of what ... Read More
March 18, 2010admin


Over the years I have covered a few of Scotty Cameron’s inventions (HERE, HERE, and HERE). Well, last week he had an interesting design patent issued titled “Front Face of a Putter” (USPN D611,553). Check out this putter face patent!..... Pretty cool, but I am still not sure I am ... Read More
March 17, 2010admin


Boy, in the past six months Nike has given me a lot of material to write about; just see these posts HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE. Well, here is another patent application that published last week. Check out this design..... So, are they taking the adjustability band wagon too far?.....
March 16, 2010admin


If you frequent this site then you know that in the past six months I have authored several posts (HERE, HERE, and 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 ... Read More
March 15, 2010admin


The following is a statement of what Acushnet intends to prove during the ProV1 trial. The most interesting portion contains a statement regarding how much Callaway feels they are entitled to as a result of the alleged infringement. It should be no surprise that Acushnet disagrees. Enjoy..... I actually expected ... Read More
March 13, 2010admin


So far this week we have looked at the facts that Callaway and Acushnet agree upon and we have seen the facts that they intend to litigate; let's now look at the legal issues that will be litigated. The following is taken from Acushnet's Statement Of Issues of Law That ... Read More
March 12, 2010admin