Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Jazz apple family tree

Jazz apple family tree

Several popular new varieties of New Zealand apple, including Jazz, have had their names trademarked to protect them from imitators. This diagram shows how the Jazz, Pacific Rose and other apples have been bred from older northern-hemisphere varieties.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - The modern patent system', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015