Updated index of new patents for golfballs (Nov. 2012)

November 2012 saw a higher-than-average number of golfball-related patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office. There were no less than 11 new golfball concepts – an improvement of nearly 38% on last month’s lacklustre figures.

• Golf ball having moisture barrier layers made from polyolefin compositions

• Multilayer core golf ball having hardness gradient within and between each core layer (1)

• Multi-layer core golf ball

• Multilayer core golf ball having hardness gradient within and between each core layer (2)

• Golf balls having a low modulus HNP layer and a high modulus HNP layer (1)

• Golf balls having a low modulus HNP layer and a high modulus HNP layer (2)

• Multi-color golf ball

• Multilayer core golf ball having hardness gradient within and between each core layer (3)

• Multilayer core golf ball having hardness gradient within and between each core layer (4)

• Multilayer core golf ball having hardness gradient within and between each core layer (5)

• Golf ball dimples having circumscribed prismatoids