Archive: August, 2010

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Aug2010
Oh how the USGA would love the driver disclosed in this week’s “patent of the week,” namely USPN 7780535 titled “Method and Apparatus for Active Control of Golf Club Impact.” The patent describes the invention as.... Crazy stuff, but it sure would be cool to see if it actually could ... Read More

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Aug2010
Interesting golf glove inventions do not come along everyday. In fact, the last interesting golf glove invention that I can remember was the Acushnet acupuncture based golf glove. Well, last week an interesting golf glove patent issued that may be a little too advanced for most golfers. After all, I ... Read More

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Aug2010
An interesting golf tee patent application published this week as US Pub. No. 20100216576 titled “Golf Tee.” The application describes the invention as.... Pretty cool (at least as far as golf tees go)....

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Aug2010
Doesn’t it always happen that way? You strike that perfect 6-iron and it is going directly at the pin only to watch is sail 10 yards long because you actually hit the club as it was intended to be hit. Well, one option would be to practice so that you ... Read More

24

Aug2010
If so, this grip may be for you (although the statement being made would be – “I don’t care about the rules of golf”). The following drawings come from USPN D622,341 titled “Golf Club Handle,” which issued today...... I hear that Dustin Johnson is putting these grips in play this weekend. ... Read More

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Aug2010
The term “golf chariot” inspires visions of a majestic transportation device for cruising around a golf course like it is your kingdom. Unfortunately, the chariot described in a recently published patent application did not quite live up to what I had envisioned. The patent application recently published as US Pub. ... Read More

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Aug2010
A recently published patent application reveals a pretty cool golf bag design. Check this out!.... I like the individual sections, but I am not convinced that it looks comfortable to carry.....

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Aug2010
I was honored to be a guest on the nationally syndicated Small Business Advocate® radio show this morning. Jim Blasingame and I discussed some of the most common patent myths. Feel free to listen to the interview HERE....

10

Aug2010
If you are like me then blog post titles that say “exclusive” or “secret” just make you roll your eyes and think “give me a break!” So, I am proud to say that after over 3.5 years of posts this is the first time I have used such overdramatic language ... Read More

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Aug2010
Ever wonder what it actually takes to estimate golf ball launch conditions? Probably not, I know, but a recent Acushnet patent on the subject illustrates the importance of math and science education. The patent is USPN 7762911 titled “Method for Predicting Ball Launch Conditions,” which describes the invention as.... So, ... Read More