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07/02/2018 | Events

The Current Situation in the Field of Geographical Indications, Discussed During a High-Level Meeting

The current situation in the field of geographical indications (GIs), appellations of origin (AO) and traditional specialties guaranteed (TSG) in the Republic of Moldova, the challenges faced by system users, and the possible solutions that would contribute to the development of this system were... Read more
05/02/2018 | Events

World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2018

Every year, on April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn more about the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity. The 2018 theme of World Intellectual Property Day is: Powering... Read more
02/02/2018 | Events

Opportunities Offered by Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurial Development

On 2 February this year, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI), with the support of the EU VIP4SME Project “Value IP for SMEs”, organized a Workshop entitled “Three Opportunities Offered by Intellectual Property for ntrepreneurial Development”. The event took... Read more
26/01/2018 | Events

AGEPI Obliges Collective Management Organizations to Honor Their Commitments

During the period of October – December 2017, the Commission for the Control of Activities of the Organizations for Collective Management of Economic Copyright and/or Related Rights within the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) exercised the annual general control of the activity of... Read more
25/01/2018 | Events

Protection of Intellectual Property, Discussed in the Jean Monnet Winter School

The State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) organized, on January 25, a roundtable entitled “Protection of Intellectual Property” in the Jean Monnet Winter School “European Union Innovation Management”, held in the period 24-26 January, at the Academy of Economic... Read more
18/01/2018 | Events

Public Consultation with Stakeholders on Amending the Law on Copyright and Related Rights

On January 16, this year, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) were organized public debates on the Draft Law for amending and completing the Law No. 139 of 2 July 2010 on Copyright and Related Rights, with the participation of both representatives of air and cable broadcasting... Read more
16/01/2018 | Events

Workshop on Intellectual Property in the framework of the National Exhibition „Made in Moldova”

On 2 February , the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI), with the support of the EU project VIP4SME ”Value IP for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)”, organizes a Workshop entitled ”Three Opportunities Provided by Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurial... 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
27/12/2017 | Information

A New Edition of the International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks (Vienna Classification)

By Order of the Director General of AGEPI No. 252 of 11 December 2017 on the application of the eighth edition of the Vienna Classification issued pursuant to the Decision of the Committee of Experts of the Vienna Union on the International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks (... Read more
21/12/2017 | Events

AGEPI Provides Support and Consultations in the Field of Intellectual Property for SMEs

During December, the specialists of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) made information visits to 10 small and medium-sized enterprises from various fields of activity such as furniture, textiles, bakery, toys, tourism, etc. The purpose of the visits was to conduct support actions... Read more
20/12/2017 | Events

Seminar on Intellectual Property for Residents of Business Incubators

On December 20, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated in the Workshop entitled “Trademarks and Procedure for Their Registration in the Republic of Moldova and Other Countries”, organized by the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises Sector Development (ODIMM), for... Read more
18/12/2017 | Events

The Police and Public Prosecutor’s Office will have a Guide on Criminal Application of Intellectual Property Rights

What is the intellectual property system in the Republic of Moldova? What impact do counterfeit products have on the population? How can offenses in the digital environment be prevented and combated? These are just some of the topics of the future guide that will be drafted by experts of the EU... Read more
15/12/2017 | Events

Training Seminar on Intellectual Property at the Business Incubator in Soroca

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

Students from TUM, Familiarized with the National Intellectual Property System

On 13 December, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organized a training seminar entitled “The Role of Trademark and Industrial Design Protection in Economic Development”, for fourth-year students, Design and Polygraphic Technologies Department, Faculty of Textile and Polygraphy, from... Read more

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