Category: Trademarks

20180406

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Apr2018
I am back! Hard to believe it is already that time of year; specifically the time of year that I recycle prior posts about the Masters golf tournament and intellectual property. Check out my 2007 post (hard to believe that was 11 years ago) "One More Reason to Admire Augusta National – ... Read More
April 6, 2018David Dawsey
20170317 trapdoor

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Mar2017
Take a guess, which big club manufacturer intends to include Trap Door Construction technology into their clubs, and what could it be? Well, this trademark application reveals that it is something Callaway Golf is working on bringing to the market. What could it be? I tried to come up with a list ... Read More
March 17, 2017David Dawsey
20160417

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Apr2016
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 ... Read More
April 16, 2016David Dawsey
20160415

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Apr2016
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 ... Read More
April 15, 2016David Dawsey
20151021 86790449

21

Oct2015
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: Available here & Available here 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
October 21, 2015David Dawsey
20151020

21

Oct2015
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
October 21, 2015David Dawsey

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May2015
Can you guess which club maker intends to launch clubs under the Vortec name? Based upon a recently filed trademark application a PING Vortec product is in the works. As golf product names go, I give it a 7.5 out of 10, losing a few points because the name immediately ... Read More
May 4, 2015David Dawsey

15

Apr2015
New golf club products are coming under the names Dagger, Mustang, and Drone. Can you guess the manufacturer associated with the new product names? The answer for all three is Parsons Xtreme Golf, as revealed by recently filed trademark applications for DAGGER, MUSTANG, and DRONE. Someone has been busy! David Dawsey – ... Read More
April 15, 2015David Dawsey

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Apr2015
Can you guess which manufacturer will soon be blasting us with marketing regarding a new “sound chamber” and/or “sound core” technology? The answer is Callaway Golf, as revealed by two recently filed trademark applications for the marks SOUND CHAMBER and SOUND CORE. Can’t wait to “hear” more about this new technology! David ... Read More
April 15, 2015David Dawsey

07

Oct2014
You may recall this prior post regarding the GoDaddy founder starting a golf equipment company named Slick Golf. Golf gearheads are undoubtedly familiar with the rumors surrounding the GoDaddy founder starting a golf equipment company and cherry picking some of the local Karsten (PING) engineers, and more importantly a patent ... Read More
October 7, 2014David Dawsey