By now any true golf gearhead is familiar with Parsons Xtreme Golf’s mallet putter, irons, and driver , so it should come as no surprise that their blade putter has a lot of weight screws. Check it out! The drawings come from USPN D722,350. Dave Dawsey - The Golf Patent Lawyer PS – ...
February 24, 2015David Dawsey
Last month I supplied my prediction regarding Callaway’s next new technology, today let’s look at PING. I predict that sometime in the next 12 months we see a PING driver that looks like this: This drawing comes from a design patent that issued yesterday as USPN D721,777. The following drawings were also contained ...
January 29, 2015David Dawsey
I hate to be the bearer of bad news but apparently if you frequently top your golf shots the problem may be that your balls are too small. Fortunately Nike Golf has been working on a cure for such inadequacies. Recently a Nike Golf patent application published as US Pub. No. 20140357424 ...
January 10, 2015David Dawsey
You have to feel for the engineer sitting in the R&D department deep in thought, dreaming of the ideal golf club, only to be interrupted by a tap on the shoulder and a boss proclaiming “you know all those slots, slits, pockets, and channels that our competitors are doing; see ...
December 31, 2014David Dawsey
It is a pretty safe bet that the next new turbulated driver will look like this… The drawings come from a design patent that issued today as USPN D720418. The application was just filed May 28, 2014 and Karsten requested “expedited processing” on the design rocket docket. Why ...
December 30, 2014David Dawsey
Forget about the first half of 2015 as we are unlikely to see any totally new product launches containing “technologies,” used loosely, that we haven’t seen before. Let’s focus on what may be in store for the later half of 2015, and more likely in 2016, or later. The fact is ...
December 2, 2014David Dawsey
I recently stumbled across an old putter patent application that made me think of that lovable hillbilly Boo Weekley. While I generally despise those that seem to take so much pleasure in killing animals as "sport," there is something about Boo that just makes you like him and want to ...
November 16, 2014David Dawsey
I can’t believe it has been almost 6 years since I last poked fun at the profession and some of the horrendous drawings that appear in patent applications. Check out these past posts (1, 2, and 3) for a chuckle. This installment includes a drawing found in USPN 8845444 titled “Golf ...
November 15, 2014David Dawsey
I will go out on a limb and state that it is unlikely that we will see this Nike golf shoe invention on Tiger’s feet anytime soon. Check this out. The drawings come from a patent that recently issued as USPN 8,863,411 titled “Article of Footwear with a Detachable Wrap.” The patent ...
November 15, 2014David Dawsey
Last month I posted about a design patent by a club manufacturer having similarities to a 1990’s tribal tattoo. This week the same company was issued another design patent directed to a similar design, thereby confirming my fear that we are going to see a crown graphics disaster in 2015! ...
October 30, 2014David Dawsey