Pan-American Convention on Trademarks and Unfair Competition, 1929

  1. Primary Source Materials
    1. Conventions
      1. 1929 Convention Text
        1. General Inter-American Convention for Trademarks and Commercial Protection (Washington, DC 1929)
        2. Protocol on Inter-American Registration of Trademarks (Washington, DC 1929)
        3. Translations of 1929 Convention
          1. Spanish
          2. French
          3. Portuguese
        4. Glossary
      2. Previous Conventions
        1. The Montevideo Convention of 1889
          1. The Montevideo Convention of 1889
          2. Translations of The Montevideo Convention
            1. Tratado de Montevideo Sobre Marcas de Comercio y de Fábrica
        2. The Second Pan American Convention of 1902
          1. Treaty Mexico City 1902 - Pats of Invention, Industrial Drawings and Models, Trademarks.
          2. Translations of the Pan American Convention of 1902
        3. The Pan-American Convention of 1906
          1. Convention on Patents of Invention, Drawings, and Industrial Models, Trademarks, and Literary and Artistic Property - Rio de Janeiro 1906
        4. The Pan-American Convention of 1910
          1. Convention Buenos Aires 1910 - Protection of Trademarks
          2. Convention Buenos Aires 1910 Inventions, Patents, Designs and Industrial Models
          3. Translations of the Pan-American Convention of 1910
        5. The Pan-American Trademark Convention of 1923
          1. Convention Santiago, Chile 1923 - Protection Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural TMs and Commercial Names
          2. Translations of the Pan-American Trademark Convention of 1923
        6. Inter-American Treaties and Conventions on Industrial Property
    2. Convention Documents
      1. Minutes
        1. Minutes of the First Plenary Session (February 11, 1929)
        2. Appendices A (Address of the Chairman of the Governing Board), B (Address of the Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board), C (Regulations of the Conference), and D (Draft of the General Convention for Trade Mark and Commercial Protection Submitted by the Delegation of Cuba)
      2. Reports
        1. Report of the Special Committee of the Governing Board of the Pan American Union on the Formulation of the Basis for Submission to the Pan American Trade Mark Conference (December 5, 1928)
        2. Report of the Inter-American Juridical Committee on the Revision, Updating and Evaluation of Inter-American Conventions on Industrial Property
      3. Delegate Handbooks
        1. Fifth International Conference of American States Delegates Handbook 1922
    3. Press on the Pan American Convention
      1. Edward Marshall, "Fight for South American's Great Trade," NY Times (Dec. 4, 1910).
      2. "Trade-mark Treaty Drafted by Envoys: It Will Be Presented at Pan-American Conference in Capital Next Week," NY Times (Feb. 4, 1929).
      3. "Sees Great Benefit from Trade Treaty: Lawrence Langer Calls Mark Agreement 'Greatest Step Yet Taken," NY Times (March 3, 1929).
      4. Photo of the Delegates at the Opening Session of the Pan-American Trademark Conferences (Feb. 11, 1929)
    4. Section 44 of the Lanham Act
      1. Section 44 Text 15 U.S.C. § 1126)
      2. Section 44 Text in 1946
      3. Legislative History of Section 44
    5. Caselaw
      1. U.S. Cases
        1. Federal Court cases
          1. Bacardi Corp. of America v. Domenech, 311 U.S. 150 (1940).
            1. Brief for Petitioner
            2. Reply Brief for Petitioner
          2. Babbit Electronics, Inc., v. Dynascan Corp., 38 F.3d 1161 (11th 1994).
          3. Havana Club Holding, S.A. v. Galleon, S.A., 974 F. Supp. 302, 309 (S.D.N.Y. 1997).
          4. Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco v. Culbro Corp., 213 F. Supp. 2d 247, 282 (S.D.N.Y. 2002).
        2. TTAB cases
          1. British-American Tobacco Co. Ltd. v. Philip Morris Inc., 55 U.S.P.Q.2d 1585 (T.T.A.B. 2000).
          2. Diaz v. Servicios De Franquicia Pardo's S.A.C., 83 U.S.P.Q.2d 1320 (T.T.A.B. 2007).
          3. Corp. Cimex S.A. v. D.M. Enterprises & Distributors Inc., 2008 WL 5078739,*1. (T.T.A.B. 2008) (not precedential).
          4. Franpovi S.A. v. Wessin, 89 U.S.P.Q.2d 1637 (T.T.A.B. 2009).
      2. Foreign Cases
        1. Columbia
          1. Colombia Cases
          2. Decisions from the Court of Justice of the Andean Community
    6. International Agreements on Intellectual Property
      1. Paris Convention
      2. 1891 Madrid Arrangement Concerning the International Registration of Trademarks
  2. Secondary Source Materials
    1. U.S. Materials
      1. Farley
        1. Book Chapter
        2. Article Draft
        3. Article Abstract
        4. Treaty charts
          1. Inter-American Trademark Treaties
          2. Governing Trademark Conventions
        5. INTA Table Topics Outline
      2. Stephen Ladas
        1. The International Protection of Trade Marks by the American Republics (1929)
        2. Pan-American Convention on Industrial Property (1928)
        3. Biographical Materials
          1. Obit
          2. Forward to Derenberg Treatise
      3. Edward Rogers
        1. The Inter-American Convention Bulletin of the U.S. Trademark Association 1931
        2. Biographical Materials
          1. Obit
          2. Forward to Derenberg Treatise
      4. Treatises
    2. Foreign Materials
      1. Treatises
          Two Opinions on the General Inter-American Convention for Trademarks and Commercial Protection (Info Lex 1929)
      2. Articles
    3. Other Materials
      1. Bulletin of the U.S. Trademark Association Status of the Pan American Convention 1936
      2. Articles
        1. Inman, Pan-American Conferences and Their Results (1924)