The representatives of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated, on April 22, in a webinar entitled “Counterfeiting Phenomenon in the Republic of Moldova”, an event organized on the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day, which is marked annually on April 26. The online seminar was conducted by the Henri Capitant Moldova Legal Culture Association, in cooperation with AGEPI.
The webinar was attended by representatives of public authorities, higher education institutions, research and development organizations and the business environment. The purpose of the event was to inform participants about the impact of piracy and counterfeit products on the business environment and society.
\During the event, aspects related to the creation, legal protection and use of intellectual property objects, enforcement of intellectual property rights in the Republic of Moldova, as well as challenges for our country and possible solutions were addressed.
During the event, participants had the opportunity to connect themselves to an interactive environment and ask questions to the speakers, including specialists from AGEPI with vast experience in the fields addressed: Natalia Mogol, key expert in the Jean Monnet EUPROIN Project, Deputy Director General of AGEPI and Andrei Moisei, senior consultant within AGEPI. The persons present at this online conference obtained complex information on the assessment of the phenomenon of counterfeiting and piracy in the Republic of Moldova.
If you failed to participate online, you can watch the event again on the Jean Monnet Project Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Snd1FP1-tZU
We should mention that, for AGEPI, training in the field of intellectual property is one of the key priorities in promoting and developing the system of protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.