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30/07/2021 | Information

IP Course for Paralegals, organized by EUIPO

On 14 and 15 September 2021, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) will organize a new edition of the ‘IP Course for Paralegals’. This year the course will have a hands-on approach, involving practical demonstrations, examples and exercises to give participants in-depth knowledge... Read more
28/07/2021 | Information

New Madrid System Online Transactions: Change in Holder Details and Renunciation

Users of the Madrid System may now manage all transactions relating to changes in holder’s details and the recording of renunciations, via the WIPO IP Portal . ( https://ipportal.wipo.int/ ). Change in Holder Details This service allows you to change the holder’s name, address and contact details,... Read more
02/04/2021 | Information

A new list of symbols whose protection was requested under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention

The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published, on March 31, 2021, the list of symbols, the protection of which was requested under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. If you consider that extending protection to... Read more
04/03/2021 | Information

Report on the Assessment of Law No. 139/2010 on Copyright and Related Rights

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces the publication of the Report on the Assessment of Law No. 139/2010 and the Draft Amendment thereof in order to harmonize with EU Directives and international treaties in the field of copyright and related rights, developed by the European... Read more
25/02/2021 | Information

Amendments to the Common Regulation Under the 1999 Act and the 1960 Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of IDs

Amendments to the Common Regulation Under the 1999 Act and the 1960 Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (IDs) entered into force as of February 1, 2021 . E-mail address as a required indication As of February 1, 2021, it is mandatory that the e... Read more
10/02/2021 | Information

Notice of WHO about Proposed International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances

World Health Organization (WHO) informs on the official website about the publication of List № 124 which refers to International Nonproprietary Names proposed for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN). Any comments that may be made, or notifications of a conflict between proposed names and existing... Read more
11/12/2020 | Information

A New Version of the 11th Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (ICGS)

By Order of the Director General of AGEPI No. 121 of 31 October 2020 on the application of 2021 version of the 11th edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (ICGS), issued pursuant to the decision of the Committee of Experts of... Read more
17/11/2020 | Events

A New Free Service provided by AGEPI

In order to provide advisory assistance to applicants wishing to submit applications for registration of industrial designs under the Hague Agreement (international application), the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) has implemented the pre-check procedure for the aforesaid application... Read more
11/11/2020 | Information

Notice of WHO about Proposed International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances

World Health Organization (WHO) informs on the official website about the publication of List № 124-COVID-19 (special edition) ( https://www.who.int/medicines/publications/druginformation/innlists/PL12... ) which refers to International Nonproprietary Names proposed for Pharmaceutical Substances (... Read more
24/09/2020 | Information

A Significant Step towards Transparency in the Patent Application Examination Procedure

The database “Inventions” , managed by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), has been completed with a new functionality. It is about the time axis that offers a unique possibility for the interested persons to follow the stages of the patent application examination process, as well as... Read more
01/07/2020 | Information

Update of the e-AGEPI Electronic Service for Users of the Madrid System

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces that, in order to improve user’ access to the services provided, starting from July 1, 2020, the option for online filing of appeals against notices of provisional refusal and decisions issued with respect to international trademarks,... Read more
11/06/2020 | Information

Clarifications Concerning AGEPI’s Activity in the Next Period

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) informs that, in accordance with the Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 332 of June 3, 2020, on how to recover the days declared free by the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova, the institution will work... Read more
11/05/2020 | Information

To the Attention of Collective Management Organizations and Economic Agents (Users of Copyright and/or Related Rights) of the Republic of Moldova

In the context of the declaration of the state of emergency on the entire territory of the Republic of Moldova from March 17 to May 15, 2020 (Decision of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova No.55 of 17.03.2020) in connection with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking into account that... Read more
06/05/2020 | Events

WIPO GREEN – The Market for Sustainable Technology

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) invites persons interested in the field of green technologies to access WIPO GREEN, an interactive platform that promotes innovation and disseminates information about green technologies by connecting providers of environmentally friendly... Read more
04/05/2020 | Information

Information for Users of the PCT System

Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mode of operations of Rospatent, the International Bureau of Intellectual Property (WIPO) and of postal systems worldwide, Rospatent, in its function as the International Searching Authority (ISA/RU) and the International Preliminary Examining... Read more

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