Press Releases

Full list of Press-Releases ordered chronologically.

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
19/05/2020 | Events

A New Tool Launched by WIPO, in the Context of COVID-19

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched a new tool that provides an opportunity to keep abreast of and track intellectual property measures taken by the Member States in relation to COVID-19 pandemic. “The COVID-19 IP Policy Tracker is an information repository that will... 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
02/05/2020 | Announces

The State Agency for Intellectual Property resumes its activity on Monday, May 4, 2020

The State Agency for Intellectual Property informs about the resumption of its activity starting with Monday, May 4, 2020. In the context of the state of emergency established on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, between March 17 and May 15, 2020, and the measures aimed to combat the... Read more
25/04/2020 | Announces

The suspension of AGEPI activity is extended until April 30, 2020

Following the Decision no. 21 of April 24, 2020, of the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova, declaring the period from April 27 to 30, 2020 as rest days for all public sector institutions, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova informs... Read more
23/04/2020 | Information

WIPO Has Launched a New Search Facility in the PATENTSCOPE Database

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched on April 20 a new search facility in the global patent database, PATENTSCOPE, to facilitate the location and retrieval of information contained in published patent documents that may be useful for inventors developing new technologies... Read more
22/04/2020 | Information

Press Release on the Suspension, During the State of Emergency Instituted According to the Parliament Decision No. 55 of 17.03.2020, of the Time Limits Applicable to the Procedures before AGEPI

In order to provide the applicants, holders of intellectual property objects, as well as other interested persons with additional guidance on the application of the suspension, announced according to the AGEPI Press Release of 19 March 2020 issued in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-... Read more
16/04/2020 | Announces

Resumption of AGEPI activity as from April 27, 2020

The State Agency for Intellectual Property informs that by Decision no. 17 of April 13, 2020, of the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova, the date of April 27, 2020, was declared as working day, and June 8, 2020 - a day of rest. Thus, as of Monday, April 27, 2020, AGEPI... Read more
14/04/2020 | Announces

The suspension of AGEPI activity is extended until April 24, 2020

Following the Decision no. 17 of April 13, 2020, of the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova, declaring the period from April 21 to 24, 2020 as rest days for all public sector institutions, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova informs... Read more
13/04/2020 | Information

Action of Solidarity with Medical Workers in the Fight against COVID-19

In the period that the whole humanity is currently going through, no one can remain indifferent to all those who put their lives in danger in the fight against the new type coronavirus COVID-19. The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) supports the fund-raising campaign for the fight... Read more
06/04/2020 | Information

The State Agency for Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova informs about closing its business for the period 07 – 17 April 2020

In accordance with the Decision of the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova no. 14 of April 6, 2020, declaring the period from April 7 to April 17, 2020, as rest days for all public sector institutions, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova... Read more
31/03/2020 | Information

Transmission of paper documents to and from the International Bureau during the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the operations of the International Bureau and of postal systems worldwide, the International Bureau, also in its function as receiving Office, has suspended the sending of PCT documents (e.g. PCT Forms, letters) on paper. Until further notice, the... Read more
27/03/2020 | Information

AGEPI announces about the prolongation of the special activity regime established during the state of emergency declared in the Republic of Moldova

In the context of the Decision of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova no.55 from 17.0 3.2020 on declaring the state of emergency throughout the territory of the Republic of Moldova, between March 17 and May 15, 2020, having regard to the Dispositions of the Commission for Exceptional... Read more
27/03/2020 | Information

The State Agency for Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova informs about closing its business for the period March 30 - April 3, 2020

In accordance with the Decision of the Commission for Exceptional Situations of the Republic of Moldova no. 6 of March 26, 2020, declaring the period between March 30 and April 3, 2020, as rest days for all public sector institutions (except the ones dealing with coronavirus crises) , the State... Read more
25/03/2020 | Information

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 March 2020 concerning the disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak

In view of the problems caused by the disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, attention is drawn to the general legal remedies provided for under the European Patent Convention (EPC) and under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in cases of non-observance of time limits and, in particular, to the... Read more

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