Archive: February, 2012

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Feb2012
OK, would your answer be different if it was a BROOM putter by.... Boy, Johnny and Nick would have a field day talking about this! Smart marketing. David Dawsey – A Golf Trademark Attorney

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Feb2012
Proving that patent issues are relevant to the entire population (yes, even politicians), yesterday a company named EveryMD sued Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich for allegedly infringing USPN 7644122 titled “method apparatus and business system for online communications with online and offline recipients.”.... Do you think these three ... Read More

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Feb2012
What golfer hasn’t looked at their golf ball and thought…. “this ball is almost perfect, it is just missing a visible charm or jewelry piece.” Aside from myself and every golfer that I know, perhaps this is an untapped market..... Oh my! David Dawsey – The Golf Lawyer

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Feb2012
Can you imagine a future in which your golf balls help combat global warming? Nike Golf hopes that you can. Today they had a patent application publish that will make any tree hugger breathe a sigh of relief.... Props to Nike for some pretty creative thinking! Now, will it make ... Read More

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Feb2012
Are you ready for Bridgestone’s “Golf Ball Love” advertising campaign? Probably not, and that is OK because I just made it up in light of a Bridgestone golf ball design patent that issued today. Unfortunately the patent missed its mark (Valentine’s Day) by exactly one week. Check out this dimple ... Read More

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Feb2012
In a recent post I wondered if the term “micro-edges” would become the buzz word of the future. Based upon a recently issued patent, Bridgestone Golf may be hoping that the next hot buzz word is “ridged scorelines.”.... Think you could shred some cheese on the face of that iron? ... Read More

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Feb2012
Wow, it has been over a year since my last golf glove related post! I guess not many people are working on innovations in the field of golf gloves; kind of surprising. That changes today with an invention straight out of The Villages (the location of the inventor). The invention ... Read More

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Feb2012
I have recently covered a Nike patent application and a DuPont patent directed to user-customizable golf balls, generally involving a microwave or oven (and probably a lot of injuries). While this screams “bad idea” to me, the folks at Nike must not agree since this week they had another patent ... Read More

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Feb2012
How often do you think about the leading edge of your irons? Sure, golfers often think about “bounce” but what about the actual leading edge? Fortunately, the engineers at Karsten (aka PING) are thinking about these things for us as witnessed by an interesting patent application that published today..... How ... Read More

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Feb2012
Check out the golf grip disclosed in a patent that issued this week as USPN 8,105,179 titled “Golf Club Having Improved Handle Configuration.”.... That actually might work with my swing since the left elbow position during follow-through looks familiar, but I am working on it....