Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 73, Part 4

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1874 - Great Britain

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Page 491 - ... rapidly forward. No ordinary misfortune, no ordinary misgovernment, will do so much to make a nation wretched as the constant progress of physical knowledge and the constant effort of every man to better himself will do to make a nation prosperous.
Page 563 - The subjects of one of the Contracting Parties shall enjoy, in the dominions and possessions of the...
Page 398 - ... we are living at a period of most wonderful' transition, which tends rapidly to accomplish that great end to which, indeed, all history points — the realization of the unity of mankind. Not a unity which breaks down the limits and levels the peculiar characteristics of the different nations of the earth, but rather a unity, the result and product of those very national varieties and antagonistic qualities.
Page 563 - In case neither party gives notice, twelve months before the expiration of the said period of ten years, of its intention not to renew this convention, it shall remain in force one year longer, and so on, from year to year, until the expiration of a year from the day on which one of the parties shall have given such notice.
Page 561 - I. During the continuance of the present treaty the subjects and commerce of Austria shall enjoy within all the dominions and possessions of her Britannic Majesty, including her Majesty's colonies and foreign possessions, the same advantages which have been conceded to French subjects and commerce by the treaty between her Majesty and the Emperor of the French, signed at Paris on the 23rd of January, 1860, and to the subjects and commerce of the States of the Zollverein by the treaty between her...
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Page 346 - The protection of invention renders the labour of the inventor remunerative, and induces thereby competent men to devote time and means to the introduction and practical application of new and useful technical methods and improvements, and attracts capital from abroad, which, in the absence of patent protection, will find means of secure investment elsewhere.
Page 343 - This protection affords, under the condition of a complete specification and publication of the invention, the only practical and effective means of introducing new technical methods without loss of time and in a reliable manner to the general knowledge of the public. (c) The protection of invention renders the labor of the inventor remunerative, and induces thereby...
Page 577 - ... of manufacture, which is one of the greatest enemies of industrial progress, will lose its chief support. (/.) Great injury will be inflicted upon countries, which have no rational patent laws, by the native inventive talent emigrating to more congenial countries, where their labour is legally protected.
Page 564 - Tariff, they shall be so arranged that the duty affixed to any one position shall not exceed the " maximum " rates fixed by Article III of the Treaty upon the average value of any kind of goods of commercial importance included under any one denomination in such position, unless by common consent it is considered expedient or necessary. III. With reference to Article IV, the Plenipotentiaries likewise agreed that if it shall be found that the prices of any kinds of goods have been essentially disturbed...

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