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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
09/03/2020 | Information

Entry into Force of the Geneva Act of the WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement

The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications has officially entered into force. The international registration system provides protection for names identifying the geographical origin of products such as: coffee, tea, fruits, wine, pottery, glass or... Read more
25/02/2020 | Information

A New Round of Consultations with the Business Environment on the Legislative Initiative to amend Law No. 139/2010

A new working meeting was convened on 21 February 2020, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), with representatives of the business environment, such as the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova (AmCham Moldova), National Association of Private Information and Communications... Read more
21/02/2020 | Information

New Zealand joins TMview

As of 17 February 2020, The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool. With IPONZ on board of TMview, the tool now contains data from 73 participating offices. With the addition of more than 685.000 trade marks from IPONZ,... Read more
03/02/2020 | Information

Advertisement to Madrid System Users

Brexit Agreement: Implications for Madrid System Users The Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) provides for a transition period starting on February 1, 2020, the date on which the United Kingdom will leave the EU, and ending on December 31, 2020. This... Read more
26/12/2019 | Information

AGEPI has developed the Guide to the Examination of Industrial Design Registration Applications

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) has developed the Guide to the Examination of Industrial Design Registration Applications. The provisions of the Guide shall enter into force from 1 January 2020. The Guide represents a continuity of the AGEPI activities on ensuring transparency of... Read more
30/09/2019 | Information

AGEPI joined DesignClass Classification Tool developed by EUIPO

As of 30 September 2019, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) has decided to use the Harmonized Database of Product Indications (HDBPI) included in the DesignClass tool, developed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Concomitantly with... Read more
25/09/2019 | Information

Visit to AGEPI of the Participants of the ACADEMIE INTERNATIONALE DE L'REREPRENEURIURIAT Autumn School

The Interim Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) Andrei Popa met, on September 25, with 40 participants of the ACADEMIE INTERNATIONALE DE L'REREPRENEURIURIAT Autumn School. The purpose of the visit was to familiarize young people with the national system of... Read more
17/09/2019 | Information

A New Round of Consultations, AGEPI - NA “COPYRIGHT”, on the Challenges Encountered in the Practical Application of the Extended License

On 16.09.2019, during a meeting with the representatives of the Public Association National Association “COPYRIGHT”, the Interim Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property Andrei Popa brought up for discussion the subject concerning the right to remuneration of the right holders... Read more
19/08/2019 | Information

AGEPI works with the Economic Agents to promote Intellectual Property

On 18 August this year, the representative of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated in a public event, dedicated to the Diaspora Days in the Republic of Moldova, organized by the Project “Migration and Local Development” (MiDL) together with the mayoralties of Selemet,... Read more
26/07/2019 | Information

Farewell Message of the AGEPI Director General, Ms. Lilia Bolocan

Distinguished partners, Dear Colleagues, Dear friends, I would like to inform you that, today, July 26, I conclude my mandate as Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova, an institution I had the honor to lead over the last years. Let me use this... Read more
19/07/2019 | Information

Convocation of the First Working Meeting of the Organizing Committee ISE INFOINVENT-2019

The working meeting of the Organizing Committee of the International Specialized Exhibition (ISE) INFOINVENT was held, on 18 July this year, at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The purpose of the meeting was to approve some technical and organizational aspects of the 16th edition... Read more
09/07/2019 | Information

Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications

The Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications (Lisbon, Portugal) took place from July 2 to 4, 2019. The Symposium was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Portuguese National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) with the support of the European Union... Read more
04/07/2019 | Information

Working Visit of the EPO Expert to AGEPI

The working visit of the European Patent Office (EPO) expert, Gabriel Pecquet, took place from 2 to 4 July 2019 at the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), it being focused on carrying out training activities on the examination of inventions. The EPO representative’s agenda included... Read more
02/07/2019 | Information

The First Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG) in the Republic of Moldova was filed for Registration with AGEPI

The matter is about the traditional Moldavian dessert “Plums Stuffed with Walnut Kernel”, its specific ingredients are the dried plums the kernels of which are replaced with walnut kernel. The name proposed for registration “Plums Stuffed with Walnut Kernel” is accompanied by the mention “made in... Read more

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