Tag: Industrial Design

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May2017
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
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Sep2015

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
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Jan2015
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
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Oct2014
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
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Oct2014
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
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Sep2014
A recently issued design patent caught me by surprise. It was filed last June, which generally means it should be a product on the market by now. Take a guess which club company patented this design? (See bottom of post for the answer) I couldn’t place it, so logically it ... Read More
September 5, 2014David Dawsey