Patents by Inventor Marni D. Ines

Marni D. Ines has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210121748
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body comprising a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face includes a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, a deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable member includes a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable member includes a rear surface in contact with the back portion, wherein the deformable member includes a free thickness and an installed thickness, and wherein the free thickness is at least 5% greater than the installed thickness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Marni D. Ines, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Gentry Ferguson, Charles E. Golden, John Morin
  • Publication number: 20210106887
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body comprising a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, wherein the back portion is spaced from the rear surface, wherein an aperture is formed through the back portion, a damping element comprising an exterior portion located behind the back portion of the club head body, a damping portion located within the interior cavity of the golf club head, wherein the damping portion comprises a front surface abutting the rear surface of the striking face and a rear surface abutting the back portion of the club head body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Jason A. Mata
  • Patent number: 10940372
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid irons and short irons. Preferably, the long and mid irons have a face stabilizing bar and back panel that have a plurality of apertures in the face stabilizing bar and/or the back wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo
  • Publication number: 20210046363
    Abstract: A golf club head including a striking face, a periphery portion, and a support arm spaced from the rear surface of the striking face, a first damping element residing between the support arm and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first damping element comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face and a rear surface in contact with the support arm, wherein the periphery portion comprises a sole, and a second damping element located between the first damping element and the sole, a front portion of the second damping element in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, a rear surface of the second damping element in contact with the support arm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, Marni D. Ines, Christopher Savage, Grant M. Martens, Gentry Ferguson, John Morin, Jason A. Mata, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame
  • Patent number: 10881924
    Abstract: The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and a tungsten weight member coupled to the toe and a tungsten heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo, Joshua G. Breier, Michael E. Franz, Joshua C. Stokes, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10874928
    Abstract: A golf club head is provided having a club body having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, and a heel portion. The club head also having a central portion connected with the front portion. A frame is connected with the central portion configured to provide a lightweight crown portion being located above an offset plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul A. Demkowski, Bret H. Wahl, Sean Toulon, Marni D. Ines, Robert Nunez, Bill Price, Jose Miraflor
  • Publication number: 20200360791
    Abstract: A golf club head is provided having a club body having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, and a heel portion. The club head also having a central portion connected with the front portion. A frame is connected with the central portion configured to provide a lightweight crown portion being located above an offset plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Demkowski, Bret H. Wahl, Sean Toulon, Marni D. Ines, Robert Nunez, Bill Price, Jose Miraflor
  • Patent number: 10821338
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head perimeter comprising a toe portion, a heel portion, a topline, and a sole portion; a striking face; and a cantilevered face support secured to the interior surface of the sole portion; wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with but not secured to the rear surface of the striking face; wherein the striking face includes a centrally located first portion having a first portion thickness, a second portion having a second thickness and located heelward of the first portion, and a third portion having a third thickness and located toeward of the first portion; wherein the first thickness is greater than the second thickness, wherein the first thickness is greater than the third thickness; and wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with the first portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Joshua C. Stokes, Doug M. Takehara, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10729950
    Abstract: A golf club head with a multi-level badge is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention is an iron type golf club head with a multi-level badge that on one level contacts a rear surface of the striking face of the golf club head, and a second level of the multi-level badge contacts a rear surface of a cavity created by the chassis of the golf club head. The gap created between the striking face of the golf club head and the rear of the chassis could be filled with a fluid that has a temperature variable viscosity, providing vibration attenuation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman
  • Publication number: 20200222767
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body including a back portion and a striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, wherein the back portion is spaced from the rear surface, a first deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first deformable member comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, and a second deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the second deformable member comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first deformable member has a greater Shore A durometer than the second deformable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Jonathan Hebreo, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman, Jason A. Mata
  • Publication number: 20200197762
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to sets of iron golf clubs, and more particularly, to sets of iron golf clubs that are comprised of significant tungsten weighting to maximize the MOI about an axis through the CG that is parallel to the shaft axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventor: Marni D. Ines
  • Patent number: 10668351
    Abstract: A golf club head is provided having a club body having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, and a heel portion. The club head also having a central portion connected with the front portion. A frame is connected with the central portion configured to provide a lightweight crown portion being located above an offset plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Demkowski, Bret H. Wahl, Sean Toulon, Marni D. Ines, Robert Nunez, Bill Price, Jose Miraflor
  • Patent number: 10625127
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body including a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, a deformable element residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable element comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein an aperture is formed through the back portion; and an adjustment driver residing within the aperture, the adjustment driver including a recess adjacent the interior cavity, wherein the deformable element resides within the recess, wherein the back portion comprises a shelf surrounding the aperture, wherein the adjustment drive comprises a flange, the flange in contact with the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Jonathan Hebreo, Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 10617919
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to sets of iron golf clubs, and more particularly, to sets of iron golf clubs that are comprised of significant tungsten weighting to maximize the MOI about an axis through the CG that is parallel to the shaft axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventor: Marni D. Ines
  • Publication number: 20200030670
    Abstract: The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and a tungsten weight member coupled to the toe and a tungsten heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo, Joshua G. Breier, Michael E. Franz, Joshua C. Stokes, Grant M. Martens
  • Publication number: 20190381372
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid irons and short irons. Preferably, the long and mid irons have a face stabilizing bar and back panel that have a plurality of apertures in the face stabilizing bar and/or the back wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo
  • Patent number: 10463933
    Abstract: The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and a tungsten weight member coupled to the toe and a tungsten heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo, Joshua G. Breier, Michael E. Franz, Joshua C. Stokes, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10456636
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid irons and short irons. Preferably, the long and mid irons have a face stabilizing bar and back panel that have a plurality of apertures in the face stabilizing bar and/or the back wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Marni D. Ines, Jonathan Hebreo
  • Publication number: 20190255397
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head perimeter comprising a toe portion, a heel portion, a topline, and a sole portion; a striking face; and a cantilevered face support secured to the interior surface of the sole portion; wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with but not secured to the rear surface of the striking face; wherein the striking face includes a centrally located first portion having a first portion thickness, a second portion having a second thickness and located heelward of the first portion, and a third portion having a third thickness and located toeward of the first portion; wherein the first thickness is greater than the second thickness, wherein the first thickness is greater than the third thickness; and wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with the first portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Joshua C. Stokes, Doug M. Takehara, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10357697
    Abstract: The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and significant tungsten weight members coupled to at least the toe and a heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Joshua G. Breier, Jonathan Hebreo, Marni D. Ines, Grant M. Martens, Jason A. Mata, Michael E. Franz, Joshua C. Stokes