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subject to a fine not exceeding $2,000, or imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

§ 308.2 Certificates of genuineness to be attached to trade-marks. (a) To insure the widest distribution of genuine Indian handicraft products, and to protect the various enterprises organized by individual Indian craftsmen, or by groups of Indian craftsmen, for the purpose of the production and sale of such handicraft products, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board offers each such enterprise the privilege of attaching to its trademark a certificate declaring that it is recognized by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board as an Indian enterprise dealing in genuine Indian-made handicraft products, and that its trade-mark has the approval of the Board.

(b) The certificate shall consist of a border around the trade-mark bearing the words "Certified Indian Enterprise, Genuine Handicrafts, U. S. Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior," and these words may be used wherever the trade-mark appears.

§ 308.3 Conditions of eligibility to attach certificates. To be eligible to attach the certificate, an enterprise must meet the following conditions:

(a) It must offer for sale only Indianmade genuine handicraft products, i. e., objects produced by Indian craftsmen with the help of only such devices as allow the manual skill of the maker to condition the shape and design of each individual product.

(b) It must be entirely Indian owned and organized either by individual Indians or by groups of Indians.

(c) It must agree to apply certificates of genuineness only to such products as meet the standards of quality prescribed by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board at the time of the application of the enterprise for the privilege of attaching the certificate.

(d) It must agree to obtain the approval of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board as to the manner of production of the certificates.

§ 308.4 Revocation of privilege of attaching certificates. If an enterprise, after securing the privilege of attaching the certificates, should fail to meet the above-named conditions, the Board reserves the right to revoke the privilege.

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§ 310.1 Penalties. The use of Government trade-marks in an unauthorized manner, or the colorable imitation of such marks, is subject to the criminal penalties imposed by section 5 of the said act (49 Stat. 892; 25 U. S. C., 305d), which provides:

Any person who shall counterfeit or colorably imitate any Government trade-mark used or devised by the Board as provided in section 305a of this chapter, or shall, except as authorized by the Board, affix any such Government trade-mark, or shall knowingly, willfully, and corruptly affix any reproduction, counterfeit, copy, or colorable imitation thereof upon any products, Indian or otherwise, or to any labels, signs, prints, packages, wrappers, or receptacles intended to be used upon or in connection with the sale of such products, or any person who shall knowingly make any false statement for the purpose of obtaining the use of any such Government trade-mark, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be enjoined from further carrying on the act or acts complained of and shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both such fine and imprisonment.


§ 310.2 Certificates of genuineness, authority to affix. Government marks of genuineness for Alaskan Indian handmade products may be affixed to articles meeting the conditions specified in § 310.3 by persons duly authorized by the

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on motion accompanying a typewritten petition assigning good and sufficient cause, may waive or postpone printing of the petition. When printing of the petition is waived 8 legible typewritten copies thereof shall be filed.

§ 503.3 Service of petition. Service shall be made upon the United States as follows:

By sending 15 copies of the printed petition or 4 copies of the typed petition by registered mail (return receipt requested) to the Attorney General of the United States at Washington 25, D. C. Service by mail is complete upon mailing. The return receipt shall be delivered to the Clerk of the Commission to be filed in the case.

Said copies of the petition may be delivered to the Attorney General at Washington, D. C., and obtaining his written receipt therefor, and in such cases service shall be complete upon the date they are received by him. Such receipt shall be delivered to the Clerk of the Commission to be filed in the case.


§ 503.4 Service and filing of other papers-(a) Service-(1) When quired. Every order required by its terms to be served, every pleading subsequent to the original petition, every written motion other than one which may be heard ex parte, and every written notice, appearance, demand, offer of judgment, designation of record on appeal, and similar papers shall be served upon each of the parties affected thereby, but no service need be made on parties in default for failure to appear, except that pleadings asserting new or additional claims for relief shall be served in the manner provided for service in § 503.3.

(2) How made. Whenever under the rules in this part service is required or permitted to be made upon a party represented by an attorney the service shall be made upon the attorney of record (provided for in this paragraph) unless service upon the party himself is ordered by the Commission. Service upon the attorney of record or upon a party shall be made by delivering a copy to him or by mailing it to him at his address registered with the Clerk as required by § 503.35. Delivery of a copy within the provisions of this section means: Handing it to the attorney or to the party; or leaving it at his office with his clerk or other person in charge thereof; or, if there is no one in charge, leav

ing it in a conspicuous place therein; or, if the office is closed or the person to be served has no office, leaving it at his dwelling house or usual place of abode with some person of suitable age and discretion then residing therein. Service by mail is complete upon mailing.

(b) Proof of service—(1) File before taking action. Proof of service of papers required or permitted to be served, other than those for which a method of proof is prescribed by the Federal rules of civil procedure, shall be filed before action is to be taken thereon.

(2) Form of. The proof shall show the time and manner of service, and may be by written acknowledgment of service, by affidavit of the person making service, by certificate of a member of the bar of this Commission, or by other proof satisfactory to the Commission.

(3) Failure to make. Failure to make proof of service will not affect the validity thereof. The Commission may at any time allow the proof to be amended or supplied, unless to do so would result in material prejudice to a party.

(c) Filing. All papers after the petition required to be served upon a party shall be filled with the Commission either before service or within a reasonable time thereafter.

(d) Filing with the Commission defined. The filling of pleadings and other papers with the Commission as required by the rules in this part shall be made by filing them with the Clerk of the Commission, except that a Commissioner or Examiner when a claim is being heard by him may permit the papers to be filed with him, in which event he shall note thereon the filing date and forthwith transmit them to the office of the Clerk.

§ 503.5 Time-(a) Computation. In computing any period of time prescribed or allowed by the rules in this part by order of Commission, Commissioner or Examiner or by any applicable statute, the day of the act, event, or default after which the designated period of time begins to run is not to be included. The last day of the period so computed is to be included, unless it is a Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday in the District of Columbia, in which event the period runs until the end of the next day upon which the Commission is open for business. Legal holidays in the District of Columbia are as follows:

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(b) Enlargement. When by the rules in this part or by a notice given thereunder or by order of the Commission an act is required or allowed to be done at or within a specified time, the Commission, or a Commissioner or Examiner in a case being heard by him, or by stipulation of the parties, for cause shown may at any time in its or his discretion (1) with or without motion or notice if request therefor is made before the expiration of the period originally prescribed or as extended by a previous order or (2) upon motion made after the expiration of the specified period permit the act to be done where the failure to act was the result of excusable neglect.

(c) For motions; affidavits. A written motion, other than one which may be heard ex parte, and notice of the hearing thereof shall be served not later than 5 days before the time specified for the hearing, unless a different period is fixed by the rules in this part or by order of the Commission. Such an order may før, cause shown be made on ex parte application. When a motion is supported by affidavit, the affidavit shall be served with the motion; opposing affidavits may be served not later than 1 day before the hearing, unless the Commission permits them to be served at some other time.

(d) Additional time after service by mail. Whenever a party has the right or is required to do some act or take some proceedings within a prescribed period after the service of a notice or other paper upon him and the notice or paper is served upon him by mail, 3 days shall be added to the prescribed period.

§ 503.6 Pleadings allowed, form of motions—(a) Pleadings. There shall be a petition and an answer; and there shall

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be a reply to a counterclaim denominated as such. No other pleading shall be allowed, except that the Commission may order a reply to an answer.

(b) Motions and other papers. (1) An application to the Commission for an order shall be by motion which, unless made during a hearing or trial, shall be made in writing, shall state with particularity the grounds therefor, and shall set forth the relief or order sought. The requirement of writing is fulfilled if the motion is stated in a written notice of the hearing of the motion.

(2) The rules applicable to captions, signing, and other matters of form of pleadings apply to all motions and other papers provided for by the rules in this part.

(c) Demurrers, pleas, etc. Demurrers, pleas, and exceptions for insufficiency of a pleading shall not be used.

§ 503.7 General rulés of pleading—(a) Pleading to be concise and direct; consistency. (1) Each averment of a pleading shall be simple, concise and direct. No technical forms of pleading or motions are required.

(2) A party may set forth two or more statements of a claim or defense alternatively or hypothetically, either in one count or defense or in separate counts or defenses. When two or more statements are made in the alternative and one of them, if made independently, would be sufficient, the pleading is not made insufficient by the insufficiency of one or more of the alternative statements. A party may also state as many separate claims or defenses as he has, regardless of consistency and regardless of the nature of the grounds on which they are based. All statements shall be made subject to the obligations set forth in § 503.10 (b).

(b) Statement of petition. A petition shall state with particularity. (1) Any action on the claim previously taken by Congress or by any department of the Government or in any judicial proceeding and whether the claim or any part thereof is included in any suit pending in the Court of Claims or in the Supreme Court of the United States or whether the same has been filed in the Court of Claims under any legislation in effect on the date of the approval of the Indian Claims Commission Act.

(2) If the claim or defense is founded upon an act of Congress or upon the

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