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Geneva, July 27.- Cuba on Thursday denounced the United States to the General Council of the World Trade Organization over the usurpation of its Havana Club rum brand, saying it is a serious violation of U.S. and international laws protecting brands and trademarks.
Cuban charge d’affaires to the international organization based in the Swiss city of Geneva, Nancy Madrigal, recalled that in 1976, state-owned Cubaexport registered the Havana Club name in the United States, in compliance with the procedures established by the U.S. Office for Trademarks and Patents.
However, in 2006 the …. [click here for full article]