Today, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published General License No. 31, which authorizes certain intellectual property-related transactions in Russia, including the filing and prosecution of any application to obtain a patent, trademark, or copyright, as well as the payment of renewal and maintenance fees.
Any questions from the public regarding General License No. 31 should be directed to OFAC at OFAC_Feedback@treasury.gov.
For further information, see our previous statement on our website.