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19/04/2017 | Events

Start was given to the Annual Intellectual Property Symposium “AGEPI Readings”

Today, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), start was given to the 19th edition of the Annual Intellectual Property Symposium “AGEPI Readings”. The purpose of this event is to provide a platform for debate on topics and issues in the field of intellectual property. The event is... Read more
12/04/2017 | Information

Economic Agents of the Republic of Moldova protect Their Trademarks in 87 States

In 2016, economic agents of the Republic of Moldova opted for international trademark protection through the Madrid System in 87 countries, a higher number than in 2015 (60 states). The most frequent were designated the following countries: Romania in 40 applications, Ukraine and the Russian... Read more
12/04/2017 | Events

Flash Mob, Battle between Robots and Scientific Experiments on the World Intellectual Property Day

Every year, on April 26, is marked the World Intellectual Property Day to promote the role of intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, plant varieties, geographical indications, and copyright), in stimulating innovation and creativity. World Intellectual Property Day... Read more
10/04/2017 | Events

The Festival-Contest “You too can be a Star” Has Designated Its Winners

The fourth edition of the Festival-Contest of interpretation of light and folk music “You too can be a Star”, took place from 5 to 8 April in Chisinau, organized by the Buiucani District Praetura in partnership with the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The event aimed at promoting... Read more
07/04/2017 | Information

WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Hit Record in 2016

Trademark owners filed an all-time record 3,036 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO in 2016, an increase of 10% over the previous year. This phenomenon, known as cybersquatting, is due to over 1,200 new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) now operational... Read more
06/04/2017 | Events

European Commission Delegation, on a Working Visit to AGEPI

On 6 April this year, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) took place the working visit of the European Commission delegation, led by Petros Sourmelis, Head of Unit on Trade Aspects of EU Neighbourhood Policy, the European Commission. The purpose of the visit was to discuss about... Read more
03/04/2017 | Information

Lidl and Apple Filed Most Applications for the Registration of Trademarks in the Republic of Moldova, in 2016

In the Republic of Moldova, trademarks are on top of industrial property objects for which protection is sought. During 2016, AGEPI received 4,478 applications for the registration of trademarks, including 1,968 (44%) came by the national route and 2,510 (56%) – by the international route. At the... Read more
31/03/2017 | Events

It was held the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications

From 27 to 30 March 2017, the Standing Committee on the Law on Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT/37) took place at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The session was opened by Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General, who noted that the issue of... Read more
30/03/2017 | Events

Intellectual Property on the Agenda of the Regional Forum of the International Telecommunication Union for Europe and CIS

From 28 to 29 March 2017, delegates from 12 countries have gathered in Chisinau at a Regional Forum of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for Europe and CIS “Strengthening Innovation Capabilities in the ICT-centric Ecosystem and Fostering the Growth of ICT Startups”. The event was... Read more
30/03/2017 | Events

The Campaign on Information of Economic Agents in the Field of Intellectual Property Is Over

About 240 economic agents have been informed and trained in the field of protection of intellectual property, including product and service trademarks, in the framework of the campaign conducted by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and... Read more
29/03/2017 | Information

AGEPI invites you to attend the International Exhibition “INFOINVENT-2017”

During the period 15-18 November 2017, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organizes the fifteenth edition of the International Specialized Exhibition “INFOINVENT”. The event will take place at the International Exhibition Center “MOLDEXPO”, organized in partnership with the Academy... Read more
27/03/2017 | Events

AGEPI participated in the International Exhibition of Research, Innovation and Inventions PRO INVENT

The fifteenth edition of the International Exhibition of Research, Innovation and Inventions PRO INVENT was held from 22 to 24 March 2017, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The event was organized by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca under the aegis of the Ministry of National Education and the... Read more
24/03/2017 | Events

Intellectual Property on the Agenda of the International Forum “Strengthening the Knowledge Triangle in the Republic of Moldova”

In the period 23-24 March this year, at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM) was held the International Forum “Strengthening the Knowledge Triangle in the Republic of Moldova: Steps towards European Integration through Education-Research-Innovation”, 3rd edition. The main organizer of... Read more
24/03/2017 | Events

AGEPI and Tourism Agency intensify Cooperation Relations

On March 24, 2017, Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), Octavian Apostol, met with Director General of the Tourism Agency, Stanislav Rusu. The purpose of the meeting was to deepen the dialogue between the AGEPI and Tourism Agency, as well as to identify the... Read more
22/03/2017 | Events

Launch of the EU funded Project “Support to Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights”

On March 22, 2017, it took place the official launch of the Project “Support to Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights” in the Republic of Moldova (EuropeAid/137467/DH/SER/MD), implemented by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The project has for a general object the efficient... Read more

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