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nish the number of units by which the total expense is to be divided. The quotient will give the amount of the unit of expense.

The contracting States are classified as follows in respect to the division of the expenses. 1st class.-France, Italy. 20 -Spain. 31

-Belgium, Brazil, Portugal, Switzerland.
-Netherlands.

-Servia.
6th -Guatemala, Salvador.

The Swiss Government shall supervise the expenditure of the International Bureau, make the necessary advances, and state the annual account, which shall be communicated to all the other Governments.

The International Bureau shall collect information of every kind relating to the protection of Industrial Property and shall compile, from it general statistics which shall be transmitted to all the Governments. It shall occupy itself with examinations of general utility which may be of interest to the Union, and shall publish, with the assistance of the documents put at its disposal by the various Governments, a periodical in the French language on questions which concern the object of the Union.

The numbers of this periodical and all the documents published by the International Bureau shall be partitioned among the Governments of the states of the Union in the proportion of the number of contributory units above mentioned.

The copies and supplementary documents which may be requested either by the said Governments, or by corporations or private persons, shall be paid for separately.

The International Bureau must always hold itself at the disposal of the members of the Union, in order to furnish them, on questions relating to the international service of Industrial Property, with such special information as they may need.

The Government of the country where the next Conference is to be held shall prepare, with the assistance of the International Bureau, the work of the said Conference.

The director of the International Bureau shall be present at the sessions of the Conferences, and shall take part in the discussions without voting.

He shall make an annual report on its management, which shall be communicated to all the members of the Union.

The official language of the International Bureau shall be the French language.

7. The present final protocol, which shall be ratified at the same time as the Convention concluded this day, shall be considered as forming an integral part of that Convention, and shall have the same force, value and duration.

In faith whereof the undersigned plenipotentiaries have drawn up the present protocol. Signed: BEYENS.

VILLENEUVE.
DUC DE FERNAN-NUÑEZ.
P. CHALLEMEL-LACOUR.

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Signed: Ch. HÉRISSON.

CH. JAGERSCHMIDT.
CRISANTO MEDINA.
RESSMAN.
BARON DE ZUYLEN DE NYEVELT.
José da Silva MENDES LEAL.
F. d’AZEVEDO.
J. M. TORRES-CAÏCEDO.
SIMA M. MARINOVITCH.
LARDY.
J. WEIBEL

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1891.

SUPPLEMENTARY INDUSTRIAL CONVENTION.

Concluded at Madrid April 15, 1891; ratification advised by the

Senate March %, 1892; ratified by the President March 30, 1892; ratifications exchanged June 15, 1892; proclaimed June 22, 1892.

ARTICLES.

I. Expenses of International Bureau. | II. Ratification; duration.

[Translation.)

THIRD PROTOCOL

Protocol concerning the dotation of the International Bureau of the Union for the protection of Industrial Property between Belgium, Brazil, Spain, The United States of America, France, Great Britain, Guatemala, Ítaly, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and Tunis.

The undersigned Plenipotentiaries of the Governments above named,

In view of the declaration adopted March 12, 1883, by the International Conference for the Protection of Industrial Property convened at Paris,

Have, with one accord and subject to ratification, concluded the following Protocol:

ARTICLE 1.

The first paragraph of No. 6 of the final Protocol annexed to the International Convention of March 20, 1883, for the protection of Industrial Property is annulled and replaced by the following provision.

“ The expenses of the International Bureau instituted by Article 13 shall be supported by the contracting States in common. They cannot in any event exceed the sum of sixty thousand francs per Annum.

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ARTICLE 2.

The present Protocol shall be ratified, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged at Madrid within a period of six months at the latest.

It shall take effect one month after the exchange of ratifications, and shall have the same force and duration as the Convention of March 20, 1883, of which it shall be considered as forming an integral part.

In testimony whereof, the Plenipotentiaries of the States above named have signed the present Protocol at Madrid, the fifteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one. For Belgium, TH. DE BOUNDER DE MELSBROECK.

Brazil, Luis F. D’ABREU.
Spain, S. MORET, MARQUIS DE AGUILAR, ENRIQUE CALLEJA,

Luis MARIANO DE LARRA.
The United States of America, E. BURD GRUBB.
France and Tunis, P. CAMBON.
Great Britain, FRANCIS CLARE FORD.
Guatemala, J. CARRERA.
Italy, MAFFEI.
Norway, Arild HUITFELDT.
The Netherlands, GERICKE.
Portugal, COUNT DE CASAL RIBEIRO.
Sweden, Arild HUITFELDT.
Switzerland, Ch. E. LARDET.

MOREL.

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(Resolution of the Senate advising and consenting to the ratification.)

IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,

March 2, 1892. Resolved

(two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of Protocols 3 and 4,4 signed at Madrid, April 15, 1891, by the United States and other powers, amendatory to the Convention of March 20, 1883, for the protection of Industrial Property, subject to the reservation of the Plenipotentiary of the United States in the International Conference for the protection of Industrial Property at Madrid, as follows:

The share allotted to the United States to contribute to the dotation of the International Bureau is not to be augmented until the Congress of the United States shall have approved the augmentation.

That articles three and four of the fourth Protocol shall not go beyond what shall be established by the legislation of the United States. Attest:

ANSON G. McCOOK

Secretary.

a Ratification of Protocol 4 not exchanged. Protocol referred to next confer. ence, to be held at Brussels.

1900.a

ADDITIONAL ACT CONCLUDED AT BRUSSELS FOR THE PROTECTION OF

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY.

Concluded December 14, 1900; ratification advised by Senate March

7, 1901; ratified by President April 16, 1901; ratifications deposited at Brussels May 3, 1901; proclaimed August 25, 1902.

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[NOTE.— The United States have not yet been advised of the ratification of this act by the Dominican Republic and Servia, as required by its Article III.)

His Majesty the King of the Belgians; The President of the United States of Brazil; His Majesty the King of Denmark; the President of the Dominican Republic; His Majesty the King of Spain, and in his name, Her Majesty the Queen Regent of the Kingdom; The President of the United States of America; The President of the French Republic; Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India ; His Majesty the King of Italy; His Majesty the Emperor of Japan; Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; His Majesty the King of Portugal and the Algarves; His Majesty the King of Servia ; His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway; The Federal Council of the Swiss Confederation; The Gov. ernment of Tunis, having deemed it useful to make certain modifications and additions to the International Convention of March 20, 1883, as well as to the Final Protocol annexed to said Convention, have named for their Plenipotentiaries the following:

His Majesty the King of the Belgians: Mr. A. Nyssens, former Minister of Industry and of Labor; Mr. L. Capelle, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Director General of Commerce and of Consulates in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Georges de Ro, Advocate at the Court of Appeal of Brussels, former Secretary of the order. Mr. J. Dubois, Director General in the Ministry of Industry and Labor.

The President of the United States of Brazil: Mr. da Cunha, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of Brazil near His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

His Majesty the King of Denmark: Mr. H. Holten-Nielsen, Member of the Patent Commission, Registrar of Trade Marks.

The President of the Dominican Republic: Mr. J. W. Hunter, Consul General of the Dominican Republic at Antwerp.

His Majesty the King of Spain, and, in His name, Her Majesty the Queen Regent of the Kingdom: Mr. de Villa Urrutia, His Envoy

Adhered to by Germany, April 10, 1903; Mexico, September 7, 1903; Cuba, from January 1, 1905. New Zealand, notice of adhesion from Swiss Minister at Washington, May 23, 1905; date of adhesion not stated. Ceylon adhered from June 10, 1905; Australia, from August 5, 1907; Trinidad and Tobago, May 14, 1908; Austria, Hungary, and ipso jure, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from January 1, 1909; Servia, from September 23, 1909; Dominican Republic from December 25, 1909.

Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

The President of the United States of America: Mr. Lawrence Townsend, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America near His Majesty the King of the Belgians; Mr. Francis Forbes; Mr. Walter H. Chamberlin, Assistant Commissioner of Patents.

The President of the French Republic: Mr. Gérard, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians; Mr. C. Nicolas, Former Councillor of State, Honorary Director at the Ministry of Commerce, of Industry, of Posts and Telegraphs; Mr. Michel Pelletier, Advocate at the Court of Appeal of Paris

Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India: The Right Honorable C. B. Stuart Wortley, M. P.; Sir Henry Bergne, K. Č. M. G., Chief of the Commercial Department at the Foreign Office; Mr. Ć. N. Dalton, C. B., Comptroller General of Patents

His Majesty the King of Italy: Mr. Romeo Cantagalli, His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians; Commander Carlo-Francesco Gabba, Senator, Professor at the University of Pisa; Chevalier Samuele Ottolenghi, Chief of Division at the Ministry of Agriculture, of Industry and of Commerce, Director of the Bureau on Industrial Property.

His Majesty the Emperor of Japan: Mr. Itchiro Motono, His Envoy Extraordinary and Ministry Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands: Mr. F. W. J. G. Snyder van Wissenkerke, Doctor of Laws, Councillor at the Ministry of Justice, Director of the Bureau on Industrial Property.

His Majesty the King of Portugal and of the Algarves: Councillor E. Madeira Pinto, Director General at the Ministry of Public Works, of Commerce and Industry.

His Majesty the King of Servia: Dr. Michel Vouitch, His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Paris.

His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway: Count Wrangel, His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

The Federal Council of the Swiss Confederation : Mr. J. Borel, Consul General of the Swiss Confederation at Brussels; Doctor LouisRodolphe de Salis, Professor at Berne.

The President of the French Republic, for Tunis: Mr. Gérard, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near his Majesty the King of the Belgians; Mr. Bladé, Consul of the 1st Class at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France.

Who, after having communicated to each other their full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles:

ARTICLE 1. The International Convention of March 20, 1883, is modified as follows:

I. Article 3 of the Convention shall read as follows:

Art. 3. Are assimilated to the subjects or citizens of the contracting States, the subjects of citizens of States not forming part of the

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