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Corea : Exchange of notes between the United Kingdom and Germany

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Title:
Corea : Exchange of notes between the United Kingdom and Germany Mutual protection of British and German trademarks in Corea
Series Title:
Diplomatic and consular reports
Creator:
Great Britain. Foreign Office.
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
Harrison & Sons
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English

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Subjects / Keywords:
Europa -- Deutschland
Genre:
Government Document
serial ( sobekcm )
Temporal Coverage:
19090831 - 19091101
Spatial Coverage:
Europe -- United Kingdom

Notes

General Note:
"Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty, November, 1909"
General Note:
Publisher's catalogue number: Cd. 4897

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SOAS, University of London
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CF 327.42 /23894 ( SOAS classmark )

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TREATY SERIES. No. 25.
1909.

EXCHANGE OF NOTES

BETWEEN THE

UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY.

MUTUAL PROTECTION OF BRITISH
AND GERMAN TRADE-MARKS
IN COREA.

August 31-October 8, 1909.

Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty.

November 1909.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE,
BY HARRISON AND SONS, ST. MARTIN'S LANE,

pbikteeb ik obdinaby to his majestt.

And to be purchased either directly or through any Bookseller, from
WYMAN AND SONS, Ltd., Fetteb Lake, E.O.; and
32, Abingdon Stbebt, Webtminsteb, S.W.; or
OLIVER AND BOYD, Tweeddale Couet, Edinburgh ; or
E. PONSONBY. 110. Gkafton Stbbbt. Dublin.

[Cd. 4897.] Price \d.


EXCHANGE OF NOTES BETWEEN THE UNITED
KINGDOM AND GERMANY. MUTUAL PRO-
TECTION OF BRITISH AND GERMAN TRADE-
MARKS IN COREA.

August ?>l-October 8, 1909.

(1-)

The German Ambassador to Sir Edward Grey.{Received,
September 2.)

Euer Exzellenz, London, 31. August, 1909.

Mit Bezug auf die voraufgegangenen Erorterungen wegen gegen-
seitigen Markenscliutzes in Korea beehre ich mich irn Auftrage der
Kaisevlichen Eegierung Euerer Exzellenz ganz ergebenst mitzuteilen,
dass es britischen Staatsangehorigen unci britischen Schutzgenossen
offensteht, gegen die der deutschen Konsulargerichtsbarlieit unter-
stehenden Personen, welche ein in Deutschlancl zu Gunsten von
britischen Staatsangehorigen und britischen Schutzgenossen ordnungs-
miissig eingetragenes Waarenzeichen unbefugt verwerten, vor den
deutschen Eichter-Konsuln in Korea Klage zu erheben unci Antrage
zu stellen. Die Kaiserlichen Konsuln in Korea werden entsprechend
dem Yorstehenden mit Instruktion versehen werden, sobalcl die
Koniglich Grossbritannische Eegierung die Erkliirung abgegeben
haben wird, class Eeichsangehorige unci deutsche Schutzgenossen
berechtigt sind, wegen missbrauchlicher Benutzung ihrer in Gross-
britannien ordnungsmassig eingetragenen Waarenzeichen gegen die
cler britischen Konsulargerichtsbarkeit unterstehenden Personen bei
dem zustandigen britischen Konsulargericht in Korea vorzugehen.

Mit cler ausgezeichnetsten Hochachtung, &c.

P. METTEENICH.

(Translation.)

(Jovvt Metternich to Sir Edward Grey.(Received September 2.)

Your Excellency, German Embassy, August 31, 1909.

"With reference to the discussions which have taken place
respecting reciprocal protection of trade-marks in Corea, I have
been instructed by the Imperial Government to inform your Excel-
lency that it is open to British subjects and British-protected persons
to lay complaints and bring actions before the German consular
judges in Corea against persons subject to German consular jurisdic-
tion who have, without authority, made use of trade-marks duly
registered in Germany in favour of British subjects and British-

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protected persons. The necessary instructions will be issued to the
Imperial consuls in Corea in accordance with the above as soon as
His Britannic Majesty's Government have declared that German
subjects and German-protected persons are entitled to take proceed-
ings before the competent British consular court in Corea against
persons subject to British consular jurisdiction for illegal use of
trade-marks duly registered by such German subjects and German-
protected persons in Great Britain.

I have, &c.

P. METTERNICH.

(2.)

Sir Edward Grey to the German Ambassador.

Your Excellency. Foreign Office, October 8, 1909.

I iiavb the honour to acknowledge receipt of your Excellency's
note of the 31st August, in which you state, under instructions from
the Imperial German Government, that it is open to British subjects
and British-protected persons to lay complaints and bring actions
before the German consular judges in Corea against persons subject
to German consular jurisdiction who have, without authority, made
use of trade-marks duly registered in Germany in favour of British
subjects or British-protected persons, and that the necessary instruc-
tions will be issued to the Imperial consuls in Corea, in accordance
with the above, as soon as His Majesty's Government have made a
similar declaration mutatis mutandis.

I have the. honour to inform your Excellency in reply that it is
open to German subjects and German-protected persons to take
proceedings before the competent British consular court in Corea
against persons subject to British consular jurisdiction for the illegal
use of trade-marks duly registered by such German subjects and
German-protected persons in Great Britain. His Majesty's consuls
in Corea will be furnished with instructions accordingly.

I have, &c.

E. GREY.


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TREATY SERIES. No. 25. 1909. EXCHANGE OF NOTES BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY. MUTUAL PROTECTION OF BRITISH AND GERMAN TRADE-MARKS IN COREA. August 31-0ctober 8, 1909. Pnscnted to both Houses of Parlicwiemt by Oom1nand of His Majesty. November 1909. LONDON: PRINTED FOR ms MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE, BY HARRISON AND SONS, ST. MARTIN'S LA.NE, PBINTBRB IN ORDINARf TO HIS HAJEBTT, And to be purchased either directly or through any Bookseller, from WYMAN AND SONS, LTD., FETTE& LAND, ltO.; &nd 32, ABINGDON STBEJIT, "WESTMINSTEB, S.\V.; or OLIVER AND BOYD, TwEEDDALE CouRT, EnrNnuno11; Qr E. l'ONSONBY, 110, GBAl'ION STBB.IT, DUllLt.N, [Od. 4897.J P1ice }d.

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EXCHANGE OF NOTES BETvVEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY. MUTUAL PRO TECTION OF BRITISH AND GERMAN TRADE MARKS IN COREA. Angnst 31-0ctobe1 8, 1909. (1.) The German Arnbassador to Sir Eclward Grcy.-(Rcccircd September 2.) Euer Exzellenz, London, 31. Au.r,1ist, 1909. Mrr Bezug auf die voraufgegangenen Eri:irterungen wegen gegen seitigen l\farkensclmtzes in Korea beehre ich mich im Auftrage der Kaiserlichen llegierung Euerer Exzellenz ganz ergeLenst mitzuteilen, class es britischen Staatsangehorigen und britischen Schutzgenossen offensteht, gegen die der deutschen Konsulargerichtsbarkeit nnter stehenden Personen, welche ein in Deutschland zu Gunsten von britischen Staatsangehi:irigen und britischen Schutzgenossen ordnungs miissig eingetragenes W aarenzeichen unbefugt verwerten, vor den deutschen Hichter-Konsuln in Korea Klage zu erheben und Antrage zu stellen. Die Kaiserlichen Konsuln in Korea werclen entsprechencl dem Vorstehenden mit Instruktion versehen werden, sobald die Koniglich Grossbritannische Regierung die Erkliirung abgegeben haben wird, class Reichsangehi:irige und deutsche Schutzgenossen berechtigt sind, wegen missbrauchlie;her Benutzung ihrer in Gross britannien ordnungsmassig eingetragenen W aarenzeichen gegen die der britischen Konsulargerichtsbarkeit unterstehenden Personen bei dem zustandigen britischen Konsulargericht in Korea vorzugehen. Mit der ansgezeichnetsten Hochachtung, &c. P. METTERNIOH. (Translation.) C/0111,t Jl{cffi:inirh to Sir Edward Grey.-(Receivccl September 2.) Your Excellency, Geiman Emb((ssy, An.r111st :n, 1909. WITH reference to the discussions which have taken place respecting reciprocal protection of trade-marks in Corea, I have Leen instructed by the Imperial Government to inform your Excel lency that it is open to British subjects and British-protected persons to lay complaints and bring actions before the German consular judges in Corea against persons subject to German consular jurisdic tion who have, without authority, made use of trade-marks duly registered in Germany in favour of British subjects and British-[97]

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2 protected persons. The necessary instructions will be issued to the Imperial consuls in Corea in accordance with the above as soon as His Britannic Majesty's Government have declared that German subjects and German-protected persons are entitled to take proceed ings before the competent British consular court in Corea against persons subject to British consular jurisdiction for illegal use of trade-marks duly registered by such German subjects and German protected persons in Gniat Britain. I have, &c. P. METTERNICH. (2.) Si-I' Edwrml Grey to the German A11ibassador. Your Excellency. Foreign Office, Octobe1 8, 1909. I HAVE the honour to acknowledge receipt of your Excellency's note of the 31st August, in which you state, under instructions from the Imperial German Government, that it is open to British subjects and British-protected persons to lay complaints and bring actions before the German consular judges in Corea against persons subject to German consular jurisdiction who have, without authority, made use of trade-nrnrks duly registered in Germany in favour of British subjects or British-protected persons, and that the necessary instruc tions will be issued to the Imperial consuls in Corea, in accordance with the above, as soon as His Majesty's Government have made a similar declaration mntatis mutawlis. I have the honour to inform your Excellency in reply that it is open to German subjects and German-protecteJ persons to take proceedings before the competent British consular court in Corea against persons subject to British consular jurisdiction for the illegal use of trade-marks duly registered by such German subjects and German-protected persons in Great Britain. His Majesty's consuls in Corea will be furnished with instructions accordingly. I have, &c. E. GREY.