Archive for September, 2006

Fun Trade-marks for Wine

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Larry Munn, over at the Canadian Trademark Blog has a neat post yesterday about the increasing number of creative trade-mark applications that are being advertised in the Trade-marks Journal for use in relation to wine.

I too have noted that various bottlers and brewers of alcoholic beverages are starting to adopt more and more creative and […]

Greatest Canadian Invention

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

Voting has now started on CBC’s website for the greatest Canadian invention.

There are 50 Canadian inventions that made the list, including:

The zipper, invented by Gideon Sundback (see CA 519,222).
The pacemaker, invented by John Alexander Hopps.
The light bulb, by Canadian inventors Henry Woodward and Mathew Evans who patented the first electric light bulb, subsequently selling […]