Press Releases

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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
25/03/2020 | Information

WIPO Press Release in the Context of COVID-19 regarding the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) System

Covid‑19 Pandemic: International Bureau and International Bureau as Receiving Office Remain Open for the Purposes of Filing and Processing of PCT Applications As from 17 March 2020, WIPO put in place remote working arrangements for most of its staff. As a result, the International Bureau (IB) and... Read more
24/03/2020 | Information

WIPO Press Release in the Context of COVID-19 regarding the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Remedies Available Against Failure to Meet a Time Limit Under the Madrid System and Extension of Time Limits in Case of Closure 1. The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is mindful that possible disruptions might negatively affect users of the Madrid System... Read more
24/03/2020 | Information

WIPO Press Release in the Context of COVID-19 regarding the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Remedies Available in Case of Failure to Meet a Time Limit and Extension of Time Limits in Case of Closure 1. Mindful of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reminds users of the Hague System of remedies... Read more
19/03/2020 | Announces

Press Release on the Time Limits related to the Procedures before AGEPI

In the context of the epidemiological situation generated by the infection with COVID-19 on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, we inform that the activity of the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) is not disturbed, the employees of the institution... Read more
18/03/2020 | Announces

AGEPI announces a Special Regime of Work during the State of Emergency declared in the Republic of Moldova

In the context of the establishment of a state of emergency from March 17 to May 15 this year and the introduction of quarantine measures on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces a special regime of work for this period. Thus, in order... Read more
16/03/2020 | Information

AGEPI recommends Online Filing of Applications for Registration

In the context of the epidemiological situation generated by the infection with COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) recommends the online filing of applications for patenting/registration of intellectual property objects... Read more
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