Kōrero: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Early New Zealand patent

Early New Zealand patent

This 1977 photo shows a New Zealand Patent Office official holding the certificate granting the eighth New Zealand patent. Issued in 1863, the patent was for an improved ‘Mode of preserving animal and vegetable substances’ developed by James Lorimer, Matthew Marwood and Robert Rome.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-1977-0514

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Patents in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25392/early-new-zealand-patent (accessed 24 January 2021)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015