31 CFR 538.514 - Certain transactions related to patents, trademarks and copyrights authorized.

§ 538.514 Certain transactions related to patents, trademarks and copyrights authorized.
(a) All of the following transactions in connection with patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property protection in the United States or Sudan are authorized:
(1) The filing and prosecution of any application to obtain a patent, trademark, copyright or other form of intellectual property protection;
(2) The receipt of a patent, trademark, copyright or other form of intellectual property protection;
(3) The renewal or maintenance of a patent, trademark, copyright or other form of intellectual property protection; and
(4) The filing and prosecution of opposition or infringement proceedings with respect to a patent, trademark, copyright or other form of intellectual property protection, or the entrance of a defense to any such proceedings.
(b) This section authorizes the payment of fees currently due to the United States Government, or of the reasonable and customary fees and charges currently due to attorneys or representatives within the United States, in connection with the transactions authorized in paragraph (a) of this section. Payment effected pursuant to the terms of this paragraph may not be made from a blocked account.
(c) This section authorizes the payment of fees currently due to the Government of Sudan, or of the reasonable and customary fees and charges currently due to attorneys or representatives within Sudan, in connection with the transactions authorized in paragraph (a) of this section.
(d) Nothing in this section affects obligations under any other provision of law.

Title 31 published on 2013-07-01

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Executive Order ... 13067

Executive Order ... 13412

Title 31 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 31 CFR 538 after this date.

  • 2013-09-03; vol. 78 # 170 - Tuesday, September 3, 2013
    1. 78 FR 54199 - Effectiveness of Licensing Procedures for Exportation of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine, and Medical Devices to Sudan and Iran; Comment Request
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of Foreign Assets Control
      Request for comments.
      Written comments should be received on or before October 3, 2013 to be assured of consideration.
      31 CFR Parts 538 and 560