Archive: September, 2010

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Sep2010
How many times have you heard a golfer say “that’s it, I’m taking up tennis?” Well, now we can have the best of both sports. Today a patent application published as US Pub. No. 20100248859 titled “Soft Golf Club Head,” which is a title that quickly got my attention. The ... Read More

22

Sep2010
OK, that title may be a bit of a stretch for some, but I find it interesting. I recently wrote an article titled The Ryder Cup®, Intellectual Property, and the IP Ryder Cup for the UK Patent Office newsletter. Feel free to check it out.....

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Sep2010
Over the past two and a half years I have posted a couple of times (here and here ) about Nike’s fluid filled iron designs. Well, last week another Nike patent application was published that discloses a variation in the design, namely a design that includes a “window” to view ... Read More

16

Sep2010
This morning I was browsing through the newly published golf-related patent applications and came across one titled “Golf Club Head with Elevated Face.” I though “ahh, must be that Tour Striker practice club that I see advertised all over the place.” Boy was I surprised after a few clicks when ... Read More

13

Sep2010
I was fortunate to again join golf writer Rod Morri on his TalkinGolf radio program. In this episode we discuss some of the patent litigation occurring in the golf industry, as well as a few unusual golf inventions. Click HERE to listen.....

11

Sep2010
Back in January I posted about a newly issued PING putter design patent that issued revealing a very unique putter design that looked like the bottom of the cup. Since it was a design patent we didn’t get to learn about the putter’s benefits. Well, this week the associated utility ... Read More

07

Sep2010
An interesting golf bag invention was patented this week, but does anyone still use single strap carry bags? The patent issued as USPN 7789279 titled “Golf Bag Supplementary Arrangement,” which describes the invention as.... Good idea, but I am just not convinced that many single strap golf bags are sold ... Read More

01

Sep2010
Probably not, but interesting nonetheless. This aerodynamic configuration is found in USPN 6027414 titled “Golf Club with Aerodynamic Shaft and Head,” which describes the invention as.... It looks like that big of a sail could take care of some swing flaws.....