WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed Dorian Mazurkevich as the U.S. intellectual property attaché for Eurasia, with the diplomatic rank of first secretary. In his new position, Mr. Mazurkevich will oversee intellectual property rights and enforcement issues in Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, the Western Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asian regions. He will also be responsible for launching the region’s inaugural office.
Mr. Mazurkevich is based at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv as of the end of January.
Deputy Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Dale Tasharski conducted the swearing-in ceremony at the Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington on October 28, 2019. Mr. Mazurkevich’s wife, Christina; his mother, Ulana; and his aunt and godmother, Larissa Matusiak, were in attendance.