In the period 16-19 May 2017, the 20th edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions and Innovation Technologies “Archimedes” was held in Moscow, organized by “InnovExpo” Ltd., with the support of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations and other institutions.
The event was attended by representatives from 22 countries and 50 regions of the Russian Federation, including inventors and specialists in intellectual property. They presented over a thousand inventions on an area of 5.5 thousand square meters. A jury formed of international experts appreciated the inventions of the participants exhibited at the Exhibition. The most innovative exhibits were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as special prizes from the organizers and participating countries.
The Republic of Moldova was represented at the International Exhibition of Inventions and Innovation Technologies “Archimedes” by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). At the exhibition stand of AGEPI were presented informative materials referring to the national intellectual property system and were offered consultations of inventors from other countries regarding the obtaining of the protection of intellectual property objects on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. Also, AGEPI specialists have launched the invitation to participate in the International Specialized Exhibition “INFOINVENT”, fifteenth edition, which will be held from 15 to 18 November this year, in Chisinau.
At the same time, five inventions of inventors from the Republic of Moldova were exhibited at the AGEPI stand, registered within the framework of the Exhibition, which were appreciated with 2 gold medals and one silver medal. Traditionally, AGEPI has awarded 3 medals for the works presented at the Exhibition.
The AGEPI specialists also participated in the Scientific-Practical Conference: “Current Aspects of the Legal Protection of the Results of Intellectual Activity and Means of Individualization”, with the communication “Particularities of patenting inventions in the Republic of Moldova”, familiarizing the inventors from other countries with the patent protection system in the Republic of Moldova.