Executive Order No. 2837, April 11, 1918, Revoking Power and Authority in Designated Officers under the Trading with the Enemy Act
By virtue of the power and authority vested in me by “An Act to define, regulate, and punish trading with the enemy and for other purposes,” approved October 6, 1917, I hereby make the following orders and rules and regulations:
Secretary of the Treasury
I. I hereby revoke the authority and power vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by Section XI of the Executive Order of October 12, 1917,1 to issue licenses to send, take or transmit out of the United States any letter or other writing, book, map, plan or other paper, picture, or any telegram, cablegram, or wireless message, or other form of communication intended for or to be delivered, directly or indirectly, to an enemy or ally of enemy, in any way relating to letters patent, or registration of trade-mark, print, label, or copyright, or to any applications therefor; and no such license shall be granted until further order.
Federal Trade Commission
II. I hereby revoke the power and authority vested in the Federal Trade Commission by Section XVII of the Executive Order of [Page 331] October 12, 1917, to issue licenses to any citizen of the United States or any corporation organized within the United States, to file or prosecute applications in the country of an enemy or ally of enemy for letters patent or for registration of trade-mark, print, label or copyright, and to pay any fees or agents’ fees in connection therewith; or to pay to any enemy or ally of enemy any tax, annuity or fee in relation to patents, trade-marks, prints, labels and copyrights; and no such license shall be granted until further order.
11 April, 1918.