Category: Design Patents

20170531 pv


Like most, I assumed Slick Golf was just a bad name that was in the running and was abandoned once Parson’s decided to go with the PXG brand. Well apparently it is still a going entity, as evidenced by this recently issued golf ball design patent. As you may recall, several ... Read More
May 31, 2017David Dawsey
20170530 pv


A few weeks ago a design patent issued covering a new iron design, and I sat on it because I thought "that can't be the new Epic irons, frankly they are kind of ugly." I was correct, so that leaves the question "what product line will include this iron design?" How ... Read More
May 30, 2017David Dawsey
20170111 pv


This week a design patent issued that may give golfers a glimpse of “technologies” in upcoming PXG products. Check it out.         Yep, it appears they may be jumping on the composite crown and sole slot bandwagon, but I am sure the marketing folks will come up with fancier sounding names for ... Read More
January 13, 2017David Dawsey
20160105 preview


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 ... Read More
January 5, 2016David Dawsey
20150929 1



The Next PING Driver?

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In a post on January 29th I predicted the look of a PING driver that would be on the market within 12 months. We are now 8 months through the 12 month window, yet I have not given up on the prediction. After all, Karsten design patents almost always represent ... Read More
September 29, 2015David Dawsey
20150219 1


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 – ... Read More
February 24, 2015David Dawsey
20150128 10


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 ... Read More
January 29, 2015David Dawsey
20141225 2


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 ... Read More
December 30, 2014David Dawsey
20141030 0


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! ... Read More
October 30, 2014David Dawsey
20141011 3


I would imagine their love child would look something like this! In an odd twist of fate, or careful patent avoidance planning, the love child ends up with a sole sweep that flips from the Nike hosel-toward-toe pattern to a toe-toward-heel pattern. Give it a few months and we will ... Read More
October 12, 2014David Dawsey