812.543 Palmolive Co./7
The Ambassador in Mexico ( Morrow ) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 18.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to my telegram No. 351 of November 5th, 6 p.m., and to the Department’s telegram in reply No. 505 of November 7th, 7 p.m., relative to the complaint of the Palmolive Company that the Mexican courts had not taken into consideration the Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property revised at Washington June 2, 1911, to which both the United States and Mexico are signatories, in their decision in a suit which was brought by the Palmolive Company against a Mexican Company for an infringement of their trade-mark rights. As stated in my telegram No. 351 of November 5th, this case was taken up informally with the Foreign Office, which promised to investigate the point which had been raised of possible violation of Article 2 of the Convention above cited. I have the honor to forward herewith enclosed for the Department’s information a copy and a translation of a note under date of November 11, 1929, which the Embassy has received from the Foreign Office in reply to its informal representations in this matter. The information contained in this letter will be communicated to Basham & Ringe, counsel in Mexico City of the Palmolive Company.
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