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

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§ 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 2014-07-01

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  • 2015-02-18; vol. 80 # 32 - Wednesday, February 18, 2015
    1. 80 FR 8531 - Sudanese Sanctions Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of Foreign Assets Control
      Final rule.
      Effective: February 18, 2015.
      31 CFR Part 538

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Title 31 published on 2014-07-01

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

  • 2015-02-18; vol. 80 # 32 - Wednesday, February 18, 2015
    1. 80 FR 8531 - Sudanese Sanctions Regulations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of Foreign Assets Control
      Final rule.
      Effective: February 18, 2015.
      31 CFR Part 538