Archive: June, 2013

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Jun2013
Well, it just makes sense. As I stated in a prior post, everything I read in their patent applications about hydrophobic and hydrophilic coatings seems like such a good idea (albeit one that sounds much easier to say than do) that I am left wondering whether it has been done ... Read More

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Jun2013
This week Acushnet had a patent application published directed to a “reversible sole” iron design that allows a golfer to adjust a club head's bounce. This is not a new concept, as evidenced by these prior posts about similar attempts by Bridgestone Golf and Nike Golf. So, who did it ... Read More

27

Jun2013
The tag line “While We’re Young” should not apply only to slow play but also to trademark protection. It appears that someone aims to take advantage of the USGA’s slow play by....

26

Jun2013
On June 18th Callaway Golf announced their intent to launch a line of ______ _______ _______ golf clubs by filing THIS trademark application. Frankly it is nice seeing a product name without an X in it. Good work!

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Jun2013
Some golfers are meticulous about the elevation of their golf ball on a tee. Personally I love watching these golfers when they arrive at a tee box that is just a little bit uneven. Are you “that guy?” You know, the one that gets to the tee box and tees ... Read More

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Jun2013
A design patent issued last month to Cobra Golf suggesting they may launch a line of putters. I suspect a lot of golfers would welcome more players in the putter market; I just hope the initial product line has a little more sizzle than this design. Check it out.... Yawn; ... Read More

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Jun2013
On June 10th _________ filed a trademark application for the trademark ____________. Great name!

05

Jun2013
You know who you are. The guy at the club that has an index of 5, doesn’t post any scores over 85 although 75% of their scores are over 85, plays to an index of 20+, is always “working through” a swing change, and insists that he needs a forged ... Read More