After a brief hiatus, I am back and ready to ruin the day of marketing departments across Carlsbad! I kid, somewhat - after all, I don't know for sure that this is the secretive Callaway Epic "jailbreak" technology. Golf gear heads will know what I am referring to, however if ...
November 17, 2016David Dawsey
If a 3 piece ball is good, and a 5 piece ball is better, one can only imagine how good a 10 piece ball would be. Read that with a strong hint of sarcasm, since if most golfers were honest, they would not be able to identify a 3 piece ...
May 20, 2016David Dawsey
Boy did I miss an opportunity for an April fools’ day post because you won’t believe this (and golf purists will undoubtedly feel that a golf pioneer may be rolling over in his grave). Heck, I didn’t believe it when I spotted in the trademark office records! Golf equipment nuts know ...
April 16, 2016David Dawsey
In the past few years Callaway / Odyssey has started to move away from their reliance on the 2-ball design and has launched a few unconventional putters, which leads me to wonder what is behind a recently filed trademark application for the SIDE SADDLE mark. Any guesses? The application is available ...
April 15, 2016David Dawsey
Several golf gear head media outlets fueled speculation about a potential PXG golf ball back in December when a photo of a PXG ball surfaced, but then provided an update indicating “according to a PXG representative, the company has no plans to enter the golf ball retail space.” OK, but ...
February 2, 2016David Dawsey
As if Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG) isn't getting enough press this week, check out a new driver design and a new cavity back iron design they have been working on. Dave Dawsey - The IP Golf Lawyer PS – follow me on Twitter (@GolfPatents) and ...
January 5, 2016David Dawsey
Yesterday Triple Tee Golf teed off a new patent infringement lawsuit against Callaway Golf, continuing its quest to monetize US Patent 7128660 (full Complaint here). As industry insiders know, Triple Tee Golf is no stranger to litigation, and rarely do their lawsuits go smoothly (not that any really do). In ...
December 30, 2015David Dawsey
It seems like Nike has their hands in everything, and heads up displays for sports is no exception. In fact, almost 2.5 years ago I covered an interesting golf related heads up display HERE. Somehow they overlooked the potential for cheating at golf via a heads up display showing you ...
Hopefully you picked up on the sarcasm in the title. Last month the USGA was issued patent USPN 9,180,350 titled “pace of play monitoring system.” Now, the USGA does not patent many inventions, so this got my attention for approximately 30 seconds before I said “you gotta be kidding me.” The ...
A patent issued this week to Callaway Golf and suggests that they have been doing some serious brainstorming regarding the future of adjustability. The drawings below come from the patent and an associated provisional application. Interestingly, the application was filed with a nonpublication request, presumably to keep competitor’s prying eyes ...