§ MR. HOWAED VINCENT (Sheffield, Central)
asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether the United States of America have yet acceded to the International Industrial Property Convention; and, what States are now parties to it?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY or STATE (Sir JAMES FERGUSSON) (Manchester, N.E.)
I am glad to be able to inform the House that the official notification of the accession of the United States of America to the International Industrial Property Convention was received yesterday from the President of the Swiss Confederation. The following States are now parties to the union:—Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Franco, Guatemala, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Servia, Switzerland, Great Britain, Sweden and Norway, Tunis, Dominican Republic, and United States.
§ MR. MUNDELLA (Sheffield, Brightside)
Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether Germany has been invited to join the Convention?