The Ambassador in Cuba (Crowder) to the Secretary of State

No. 1302

Sir: I have the honor to refer to my despatch No. 1226 of November 3, 1925, transmitting the proposal of the Cuban Government that negotiations be entered into looking toward the conclusion of a “Convention for the Suppression of False Indications of Cuban Origin” and enclosing a draft Treaty. I likewise beg to refer to my telegram No. 3 of January 3, 1926, 4 P.M.,24 expressing a hope that the answer to this despatch might be expedited since the Cuban Government had evinced a certain disinclination to proceed with expedition to the signature of the Smuggling Treaties desired by the United States unless prompt consideration were given to the Cuban wishes concerning this Treaty for the Suppression of False Indications of Cuban Origin and the Consular Treaty.

The Embassy in the meantime had occasion to give the subject further study and under date of January 11, 1926, presented note No. 625 to the Cuban Government,24 setting forth Article VIII of the Convention Concerning the Protection of Trade Marks signed [Page 38] at Buenos Aires August 20, 1910,25 and quoting the Act of March 19, 1920 (41 Stat. 534 [533]), giving effect to this Article. No reply has as yet been received to this note.

I have [etc.]

E. H. Crowder
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  3. Foreign Relations, 1910, p. 53.