Government of the Republic of Moldova

STATE AGENCY ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Press Releases

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29/01/2016 | Information

The Significance and Importance of Symbols that are found in Trademarks

Often we find the presence of symbols ® , TM or SM alongside reproductions, but we do not know their meaning. In fact, they show whether the trademark is registered or not. In accordance with Article 9(4) of the Law on the Protection of Trademarks, a trademark owner may place alongside a trademark... Read more
29/01/2016 | Events

Trilateral Meeting at the Level of AGEPI, OSIM and ORDA Management

In the period 26 – 29 January 2016, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property took place the working visit of the official delegations of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) and the Romanian Office for Copyright (ORDA), and the Trilateral Meeting at the level of... Read more
28/01/2016 | Information

What is franchising and which are the companies operating under this system in the Republic of Moldova

Franchising is a business development strategy, a form of commerce that connects a franchisor owner of a trademark and a trader - francisee. For the owner, the franchising is a way to expand the business and for the franchisee is an opportunity to open and operate under a recognized trademark... Read more
26/01/2016 | Events

AGEPI will participate in the National Exhibition “Made in Moldova 2016”

In the period 3-7 February 2016, at IEC “Moldexpo”, will take place the fifteenth edition of the National Exhibition “Made in Moldova 2016”, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event will gather more than 300 local entrepreneurs from all branches of economy and 14 common stands... Read more
26/01/2016 | Events

Nine cities compete for the title of European Capital of Innovation 2016

On January 21 this year, in Brussels, the European Commission announced the list of cities nominated to become the European Capital of Innovation 2016. Thus, the nine nominated cities are: Amsterdam - for embracing a bottom-up approach based on smart growth, startups, livability and digital social... Read more
20/01/2016 | Information

Use of the Hague System by citizens of the Republic of Moldova

The benefits of the Hague Agreement for design protection in other countries are also used by citizens of the Republic of Moldova. Priority areas for protection sought by the Moldovan creators abroad are articles of furniture; packages and containers for transportation or storage of goods and... Read more
19/01/2016 | Events

Israel Patent Office Working Visit to AGEPI

In the period 18 -19 January 2016, a working visit of Israel Patent Office (ILPO) delegation took place at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The purpose of the visit was to strengthen cooperation relations between Moldova and Israel in the field of intellectual property and... Read more
14/01/2016 | Events

Total Number of Applications for Registration of Trademarks Filed with the AGEPI

Trademarks represent most of the industrial property objects for which protection is sought. Since 1993 and until now, there have been filed over 117 thousand applications for trademark protection in the territory of the Republic of Moldova with the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)... Read more
12/01/2016 | Events

Two New Applications for Registration of Autochthonous Geographical Indications Filed with the AGEPI

Two new applications for the registration of some geographical indications (GI) have been filed with the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). It is the GI for Calarasi rose petal jam and the GI for Nimoreni apricot spirits . The specifications of these two products were approved in... Read more
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