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19/02/2021 | Events

Emergency Legal Advice for SMEs

Entrepreneurs who face a problem or do not know how to proceed in a certain situation can consult the answers provided by lawyers in the guide of Emergency Legal Advice for SMEs. The document was recently published by the Economic Council under the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova. The... Read more
15/02/2021 | Events

Participate in the Jean Monnet Conference “The Development of Intellectual Property in the EU and Moldova: Challenges and Perspectives”

The State Agency for Intellectual Property (AGEPI) invites all interested parties to participate in the Conference “The Development of Intellectual Property in the EU and Moldova: Challenges and Perspectives”, second edition, which will take place on March 12, 2021. The event is organized by the... Read more
11/02/2021 | Events

Amendments to the Regulations under the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

As of February 1, 2021 , amendments to the Regulations under the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks entered into forc Requirement of an email address As of February 1, it is now mandatory for: applicants, in the international application,... Read more
10/02/2021 | Events

Launch of the Contest “Trademark of the Year 2020”

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) jointly with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova launched today, February 10, 2021, the Contest “Trademark of the Year 2020”, during a press conference. This contest is also organized in partnership with the National... Read more
10/02/2021 | Information

Notice of WHO about Proposed International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances

World Health Organization (WHO) informs on the official website about the publication of List № 124 which refers to International Nonproprietary Names proposed for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN). Any comments that may be made, or notifications of a conflict between proposed names and existing... Read more
08/02/2021 | Events

Regional Webinar on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Information and Communication Technologies Disputes

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is hosting on 23 February a Regional Webinar on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Disputes. During the event, world-class experts will discuss current legal issues in the ICT sector, including the... Read more
05/02/2021 | Events

The Current Situation in the Field of Geographical Indications, Discussed During a Meeting at AGEPI

The Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), Viorel Iustin, had a meeting today with the businessman Vugar Novruzov. The current economic and cultural situation in the Republic of Moldova, the challenges faced by the companies in the COVID-19 pandemic conditions and... Read more
05/02/2021 | Events

Seminar in the Field of Intellectual Property for ASEM Students

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organized on February 5 an online event in the field of intellectual property, entitled “Intellectual Property: The Characteristics of the Legislative Framework and the AGEPI Database”. The purpose of the event was to familiarize within the... Read more
05/02/2021 | Events

Promoting Eco-Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Over 100 representatives of public authorities, business, academic environment, environmental organizations and external development partners participated in the first National Workshop entitled “Promoting Eco-Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises”. The event, which took place online,... Read more
03/02/2021 | Events

Online High-Growth Technology Business Forum

Online High-Growth Technology Business Forum, organized by the European Patent Office (EPO) in common with LESI (Licensing Executive Society International), will take place on 25 February 2021. During the event, world-class experts and visionary entrepreneurs will present the latest and most... Read more
29/01/2021 | Events

Press Release on the Accredited Organizations for Collective Management of Economic Copyright and/or Related Rights

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), in its capacity of central administrative authority subordinated to the Government, responsible for promoting and carrying out activities in the field of legal protection of copyright and related rights, acting under the provisions of Article 4(1)h... Read more
18/01/2021 | Events

World Intellectual Property Day 2021: Intellectual Property and SMEs

On April 26, the member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrate World Intellectual Property Day, to pay tribute to the contribution that intellectual property (IP) makes to innovation and creativity. WIPO announced the theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2021,... Read more
14/01/2021 | Events

European Commission published Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List 2020

The European Commission has published the Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List 2020 to make public websites, e-commerce platforms, online pharmacies and physical marketplaces in the third countries of the European Union that are reported to engage in, facilitate or benefit from trade in counterfeit or... Read more
14/01/2021 | Events

AGEPI adopted the Practice Paper: Likelihood of Confusion - Relative Grounds of Refusal

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces the adoption of the Practice Paper: Likelihood of Confusion (impact of non-distinctive/weak components) - Relative Grounds of Refusal. This Practice Paper has been prepared in line with the Common Communication resulting of the Common... Read more
06/01/2021 | Events

The Report on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Internal Market Has Been Launched

The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights has launched the Report on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Internal Market: Result of Confiscations in the EU Member States for 2019 . The report was prepared following the analysis of 2019 data on... Read more

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