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Pope's Electric Lamp Co

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1918. From Kempes Directory.
Nov 1919.

of Elasta Electric Lamp Works, Hythe Road, Willesden., N.W.10

1909 Company founded. Member of the British Carbon Lamp Association

1911 Decision in Chancery Division re trademarks, that a mere surname was not adapted to distinguish the goods of the trademark holder from those of other persons.

1911 Displayed at Electrical Exhibition lamps for cars and for lighting shop windows[1].

1915 Successful defence against patent infringement claim by Osram Lamp Works Ltd

1920. Makers of metallic filament lamps[2]

By 1953 Was a subsidiary company of GEC[3]

1960 Still in existence as a director was appointed this year.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 11 October 1911
  2. The Engineer of 10th December 1920 p580
  3. GEC, its History, Structure and Future by T. W. Heather. 1953