Exchange of experience of the specialists of AGEPI and State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania

06/05/2014

In order to achieve an exchange of experience in the field of protection of patents for invention, in the period 2-6 June 2014 on a working visit to the AGEPI was a delegation of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM).The delegation was made up of Mrs. Adriana Aldescu, Chief of Patent Administration Service, Mrs. Monica Soare-Rada, Chief of Patent Administration Bureau, Mr. Octavian Dragomirescu, expert, Patent Administration Service, Mr. George Dedu, expert, Patent Administration Service.The working visit of the delegation from Romania provided meetings with the leadership of AGEPI, experts of the Inventions, Plant Varieties Department, Electronic Management of Documents Division, and Informatics Department. The discussions were focused on various aspects of the protection of inventions and examination of patent applications, as well as activity of the Information System for on-line filing of applications for protection, Information System for Electronic Management of Documents LETHOGRAPH of the AGEPI.Experts of the Patent Administration Service of OSIM have familiarized their colleagues in the Inventions, Plant Varieties Department with the experience and practice of OSIM Agency in the implementation of the European Patent Extension System in Romania, the procedures related to the validation of European patents in Romania, various aspects related to the procedures for examination of patent applications, including PCT applications.The working visit of the OSIM experts was within the agenda of implementation of activities included in the Joint Program of Cooperation between AGEPI and OSIM for the years 2014-2015 and the Activity Program of AGEPI for 2014.