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Apr2007
This week it seems fitting to look at golf related patents issued to Masters champions. Don’t worry, it will be a quick look because there are only two! First, the 1969 champion, George Archer, is the named inventor of USPN 5,135,229 titled “Golf Putter with Training Device,” which issued on ... Read More
April 4, 2007admin

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Apr2007
The April issue of the ABA Journal contained some interesting intellectual property litigation statistics. The statistics are directed to intellectual property civil suits filed in 2002, in light of the fact that it generally takes several years before a case makes it to trial (unless you are in a rocket ... Read More
April 2, 2007admin
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Mar2007
As you probably know from my prior regarding shaft technology, I am overwhelmed by the lack of patenting activity directed to golf club shaft technology. Well, finally an interesting shaft patent application published this week! Fujikura Rubber had a shaft patent application publish this week as US Publication No. 20070072697 ... Read More
March 30, 2007admin

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Mar2007
To follow up on a recent post regarding golf CLUB trademark filings, this post regarding golf BALL trademark applications is in order. As expected, Callaway leads the pack, followed by Bridgestone, Taylor Made, Nike, and Acushnet. What is your favorite golf ball product name? My top 5 include Rebel, Tetra, ... Read More
March 29, 2007admin
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Mar2007
As you may have noticed, "Test Your Knowledge” has become a recurring feature of Golf-Patents.com. In the past your knowledge of iron club head design and putter design has been tested. Now let’s see how good are you at identifying a particular brand of driver when all the manufacturer's trademarks ... Read More
March 28, 2007admin

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Mar2007
Readers of this blog may have realized that I love snooping around to see what golf club manufacturers are up to regarding intellectual property protection. In a prior post I discuss monitoring federal trademark applications to provide insight into what your competitors may be planning in terms of new products. ... Read More
March 27, 2007admin

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Mar2007
A prior post addressed the number of golf ball related patents that issued in 2006 for the giants. Now, let’s look at the number of patent applications that published in 2006 for the same companies. Bridgestone leads the pack. This shows that Bridgestone and Callaway are hot on the heels ... Read More
March 26, 2007admin

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Mar2007
A prior post addressed the number of golf club related patents that issued in 2006 for the giants. Now, let’s look at the number of patent applications that published in 2006 for the same companies. Callaway remains the clear leader but surprisingly Taylor Made almost dropped off the map after ... Read More
March 25, 2007admin

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Mar2007
Once again, the numbers don't lie. Acushnet clearly dominates the field, followed by Bridgestone, Callaway, and a distant Wilson and Taylor Made. Nike rounds out the field with a big fat zero.
March 23, 2007admin

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Mar2007
The numbers tell the story. Callaway leads the pack followed by Nike, Karsten, Acushnet, and Taylor Made ...
March 22, 2007admin