The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated on February 24, 2023, with an information session during the Career Week for pupils organized by the Department of Informatics of the Center of Excellence in Economics and Finances. The purpose of this information session was to familiarize young people with the national system of protection, enforcement and exploitation of intellectual property rights.
During the session, Andrei Moisei, principal consultant from the AGEPI Communication and Training Division, presented the communication with the title “The Product of the IT Field and the Modalities of Its Protection as Intellectual Property Objects”. The AGEPI specialist spoke to the pupils about the role and purpose of intellectual property, about the intellectual property objects, as well as about the necessity, advantages and modalities of their protection.
Andrei Moisei also presented useful information on copyright and related rights in the IT field, the legal framework and economic right in created software, the protection of computer programs and mobile applications, as well as the misuse or illegal assignment of source code. The AGEPI representative also spoke about the counterfeiting and piracy phenomena and their negative effects on the holders of intellectual property rights. The young participants in the session were also able to learn information about the importance of respecting intellectual property rights in society.
The information session organized by AGEPI gave pupils the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the key aspects of intellectual property and to understand the importance of protecting intellectual property rights in the IT field. Finally, the pupils had the opportunity to ask questions and receive answers from the AGEPI specialist, thus strengthening their knowledge in this important field.