Archive: April, 2010

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Apr2010
It has been almost exactly 2 years since I authored the post titled "Holy Mackerel, Could this be the Next New Titleist or Cobra Driver?" The driver design disclosed in that post generated a lot of interest, but we have yet to see the club hit the market. Perhaps is ... Read More

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Apr2010
Boy, it has been years since I thought about the lawsuit brought by Triple Tee Golf (TTG), and founder Jack Gillig, against Nike and Tom Stites. Therefore, I was surprised to learn of a last week's decision from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) that has given ... Read More

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Apr2010
I have never been much of a baseball fan so perhaps the genius of this invention is lost on me. Check out the invention disclosed in a patent application that published last week as US Pub. No. 20100099508 titled “Ball Game and Equipment.”.... Can’t golf just simply be golf?....

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Apr2010
It has been a while since the last post covering a bizarre golf club patent and I am starting to sense the pent up demand for such a post (not really). Well, there is no doubt that the putter found in US Patent No. 5362048, which issued in 1994, ... Read More

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Apr2010
Who says the Golf-Patents blog doesn’t cover fashion? OK, it really doesn’t, but last week a patent application published directed to golf shirt technology that is guaranteed (not really) to give you a higher swing speed, and probably significantly increase the number of times that you accidentally knock the ball ... Read More

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Apr2010
That’s right, golf and horseshoes. How can it go wrong? It might just be the best backyard drinking game since lawn jarts (the old school dangerous ones of course)..... As stupid as it sounds, I know most golfers would probably have fun smacking these around the backyard.....

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Apr2010
Last month I posted about an Acushnet golf ball dimple patent application that was eye catching. Today, a Bridgestone patent application published disclosing an equally interesting dimple design.....

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Apr2010
Every week I look through the newly issued patents and newly published patent applications related to golf for interesting inventions. Well, last week one in particular caught my eye because of a rather risqué title. So here it is, the dirtiest sounding golf-related invention!..... I think I would titled the ... Read More

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Apr2010
I was honored to be a guest on the nationally syndicated Small Business Advocate® radio show this morning. Jim Blasingame and I discussed some things that small business owners need to consider when trying to attract investors and potential purchasers. Feel free to listen to the interview HERE....

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Apr2010
It is a fitting time to revisit prior posts that cover Masters champions who are also inventors. So, with respect to utility patents check out the prior post titled "Which Two Masters Champions Have Been Issued Utility Patents since 1976?"; and with respect to design patents check out the prior ... Read More