State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) organizes on 24 October this year the Meeting on the “Results of Verification of the Collective Management Organizations on Their Activity in 2013”. The meeting will be held in the conference hall of AGEPI, starting at 10.00. (24/1, A. Doga str.).
The event will be attended by Representatives of the collective management organizations (CMOs) and representatives of AGEPI, who will present the results of verification of the activity of the collective management organizations for 2013.
We should mention in this context that on the basis of Law No. 139 of 02.07.2010 on Copyright and Related Rights, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) is the competent state authority accrediting, monitoring and supervising the activities of the organizations for collective management of copyright and/or related rights.
AGEPI conducts annually the general control of the activity of collective management organizations (CMOs). After each control, the Control Board of AGEPI prepares control documents wherein indicates the violations in the case of their detection and makes recommendations regarding irregularities found in order that CMOs comply with the legal norms.
Five CMOs activate in the Republic of Moldova accredited by the AGEPI:
1. National Association on the Protection of Intellectual Creation (ANPCI);
2. Association “Copyright and Related Rights” (AsDAC);
3. National Association “Copyright” (ANCO)
4. Republican Office on Copyright (ORDA);
5. Association “ReproMold”.
Mass media representatives are invited.