12/04/2018

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The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces that some amendments to the Administrative Instructions for the Application of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (hereinafter referred to as the “Administrative Instructions”) will come into force on January 1, 2019.

The amendments concern Sections 203 and 801 of the Administrative Instructions and assume:

11/22/2018

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The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces that some amendments to the Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Arrangement (Common Regulations) will enter into force on 1 February 2019.

Amendments consist in introducing the possibilities of:

11/16/2018

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The working visit of the European Patent Office (EPO) delegation, led by Raimund Lutz, Vice President of the EPO, took place on 16 November at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI).

The visit was aimed at strengthening cooperation relations with the European Patent Office and approving the Action Plan on Bilateral Cooperation between EPO and AGEPI for 2019.

The agenda of the EPO representative’s working visit included meetings with AGEPI Director General Lilia Bolocan as well as with specialists from the Departments of the State Agency on Intellectual Property.

11/14/2018

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The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces that the 12th edition of the International Classification for Industrial Designs (LOC) is being implemented as of 1 January 2019.

Thus, in all applications for registration of industrial designs with the date of filing on or after January 1, 2019, the industrial designs will be classified according to the 12th edition of the LOC; the industrial designs: included in the applications with the filing date prior to 01.01.2019 and upon renewal of the registration of industrial designs will not be reclassified.

11/07/2018

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The outcomes of the EU Technical Assistance Project “Support to e Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Republic of Moldova” were presented on 6 November this year in the framework of the event entitled “Two Years of Activity for a Stronger and More Effective Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement System”, dedicated to closing the Project.

10/30/2018

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The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), together with the EU Project “Support to Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights” in the Republic of Moldova, organized on 30 October an information seminar entitled “Promoting the Capabilities and Functionalities of the eIPR Information System”. The event was attended by experts from the EU Project, AGEPI specialists and representatives from the National Agency for Food Safety, Agency for Consumer Protection and Market Surveillance, Electronic Governance Agency, Customs Service and Prosecutor General’s Office.

10/29/2018

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The judging of the works for the final stage and the award ceremony of the winners of the Contest in the Field of Intellectual Property for Young People organized by AGEPI, in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova, the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) and the Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA), was held on October 29, at the headquarters of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI).

10/26/2018

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Public institutions responsible for the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), including the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), the Police, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the courts, the Customs Service, the Agency for Consumer Protection and Market Surveillance will make their activity more efficient thanks to an IT system developed by the EU Project “Support to Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights” in the Republic of Moldova.

10/24/2018

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The working visit of the European Patent Office (OEB) expert Astrid Langer takes place from 22 to 25 October 2018 at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The purpose of the visit is to make an exchange of experience on the examination of inventions in the field of chemistry.

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