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22/11/2018 | Information

Amendments to the Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement

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... Read more
14/11/2018 | Information

A New Edition of the International Classification for Industrial Designs (LOC)

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... Read more
11/10/2018 | Announces

A New List of Symbols whose Protection was Requested under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention

On September 28, 2018, the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published the list of symbols, the protection of which was requested under Article 6 ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. If you consider that extending the... Read more
07/08/2018 | Announces

Contest on the Selection of Inventions for the Purpose of Their Promotion in the International Inventions Fair ISIF’18 in Turkey

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces a Contest on the selection of 4 inventions from the Republic of Moldova for the purpose of participating in the third edition of the International Inventions Fair ISIF’18, to be held on 27-29 September 2018, in Istanbul, Turkey. The event... Read more
30/03/2018 | Announces

Improving the Procedures of Examination of Industrial Designs in the Case of a Multiple Deposit

In the context of the accession of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) to the DesignView search tool of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as in order to improve the procedures regarding the examination of industrial designs in the case of a multiple... Read more
01/03/2018 | Announces

Photo Contest: “Women Who Inspire”

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) is launching, from 1 March to 26 April 201, a photo contest on “Women Who Inspire”. The aim of the contest is to highlight the important role that women have in today’s innovation and creativity, as well as to conduct activities dedicated to the... Read more
09/02/2018 | Events

Invitation to the Annual Intellectual Property Symposium “AGEPI Readings”

On April 25, 2018, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) will host the twentieth edition of the Annual Intellectual Property Symposium “AGEPI Readings”. The event aims to create a discussion and socialization platform that will allow the exchange of ideas and the identification of new... Read more
10/01/2018 | Announces

Contest to Fill the Vacancy of Non-Key Expert (Software Developer) within the European Union Project

In order to develop the intellectual property data exchange system between public institutions with responsibilities in the field of protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the Republic of Moldova, the procedure for the recruitment of a non-key expert (software developer)... Read more
27/12/2017 | Announces

AGEPI Waives the Issue of Interlocutory Decisions for Patent Attorneys in the International Trademark Examination Procedure

In order to optimize the procedures and to reduce the examination periods, as of 01.01.2018, AGEPI waives the issue of interlocutory decisions for patent attorneys in the international trademark examination procedure. Thus, decisions will be sent simultaneously to both the patent attorney and the... Read more
07/12/2017 | Events

Training Seminar on Intellectual Property at the Business Incubator in Soroca

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organizes a training seminar entitled “Extending the Role of Intellectual Property as an Integral Part of the Economic Activity of SMEs” on Thursday, December 14, at the headquarters of the Business Incubator in Soroca. To the seminar were invited... Read more
04/12/2017 | Announces

Japan joins Designview

As of 04 December 2017 the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has made its design data available to the Designview search tool. The integration of JPO is a concrete result of the International Cooperation programme managed by EUIPO in collaboration with its international partners. With JPO on board... Read more
20/11/2017 | Announces

The Republic of Moldova joins the TMview Search Tool

Starting with 20 November 2017, the trademarks from the database of the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova have been added to the TMview search tool provided by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). TMview is a free online consultation tool for... Read more
20/11/2017 | Announces

AGEPI joined the DesignView Search Tool

Starting with November 20, 2017, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) joined the Designview search tool, provided by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Thus, AGEPI has made its industrial design data contained in the national registers... Read more
01/11/2017 | Events

Creative Industries: From Idea to Business

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organizes, on 18 November, a Follow-up called “Creative Industries: From Idea to Business”. The event will take place at the International Exhibition Center “MOLDEXPO”, Central Pavilion, starting at 11:00. The purpose of the event is to promote the... Read more
23/10/2017 | Information

AGEPI joined the TMclass Search Tool

Starting with October 23, 2017, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) joined the TMclass search tool provided by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). TMclass includes access to databases of the European Union’s national intellectual property offices and other major... Read more

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