We all know the guy. He joins your group on the first tee, dressed like he is on the Tour, insists on playing the tips, has a 50 yard chip for bogey, proceeds to 3-putt for a snowman, and walks of the green telling you how he and his “swing ... Read More
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!
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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?
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Trademark applications generally aren’t all that interesting, but two trademark applications filed in the past week by Callaway Golf have piqued my interest.
The applications are:
Both applications list the goods as golf clubs. What could it be? A crazy new iron design with a sharp toe profile (my guess)? ... Read More
What major golf brand is the least likely to produce a set of blades or musclebacks?
Easy, PING of course. Well, not so fast. This month they filed two trademark applications for the iBLADE mark, available here and here. Sure, they may intend to use the mark on a putter, but ... Read More
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
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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 ... Read More