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18/01/2021 | Events

World Intellectual Property Day 2021: Intellectual Property and SMEs

On April 26, the member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrate World Intellectual Property Day, to pay tribute to the contribution that intellectual property (IP) makes to innovation and creativity. WIPO announced the theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2021,... Read more
14/01/2021 | Events

European Commission published Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List 2020

The European Commission has published the Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List 2020 to make public websites, e-commerce platforms, online pharmacies and physical marketplaces in the third countries of the European Union that are reported to engage in, facilitate or benefit from trade in counterfeit or... Read more
14/01/2021 | Events

AGEPI adopted the Practice Paper: Likelihood of Confusion - Relative Grounds of Refusal

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces the adoption of the Practice Paper: Likelihood of Confusion (impact of non-distinctive/weak components) - Relative Grounds of Refusal. This Practice Paper has been prepared in line with the Common Communication resulting of the Common... Read more
06/01/2021 | Events

The Report on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Internal Market Has Been Launched

The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights has launched the Report on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Internal Market: Result of Confiscations in the EU Member States for 2019 . The report was prepared following the analysis of 2019 data on... Read more
24/12/2020 | Events

Contest in the Field of Intellectual Property for Young People Announced Its Winners

The winners of the Contest in the Field of Intellectual Property for Young People organized by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research of the Republic of Moldova, the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania... Read more
22/12/2020 | Events

National Conference: Intellectual Property and Providing Patients with Medicines in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Conference entitled “Intellectual Property and Providing Patients with Medicines in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Conclusions and Perspectives for the Republic of Moldova” was held on December 21. The event was organized by the Public Association “Positive Initiative”, in... Read more
19/12/2020 | Events

Copyright and Related Rights Management System Discussed During Meetings Organized with the Support of an EU Project

Two Working Meetings took place on December 15 and 17, in online format, focused on the harmonization of legislation in the field of copyright and related rights of the Republic of Moldova to international and European standards in the field. The events were organized within the European Union... Read more
08/12/2020 | Events

Online Seminar: Protection of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications

A regional webinar on the Protection of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications took place on December 8, 2020. The event was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) and aimed to promote... Read more
07/12/2020 | Events

AGEPI, Partner of the BEST Hackathon Competition

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated as a partner in the BEST Hackathon 2020 Competition, entitled “Codiseea”. The event took place in the period December 5-6 and was organized by BEST Chisinau. In the opening of the event, Natalia Mogol, Deputy Director General of AGEPI,... Read more
07/12/2020 | Events

WIPO Member States Approved Appointment of New Deputy and Assistant Directors General

Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), including the Republic of Moldova, approved on December 3, 2020, the appointment of four Deputy Directors General and four Assistant Directors General proposed by Director General Daren Tang at a meeting of the Coordination... Read more
04/12/2020 | Events

Online Meeting of Authorized Attorneys in Intellectual Property, organized by AGEPI

The authorized attorneys in intellectual property met on December 4 in an online meeting organized by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI). The event aimed to discuss about the evolution of national and international systems of intellectual property protection, as well as the current... Read more
03/12/2020 | Events

Online Seminar in the Field of Intellectual Property for Students from TUM

On December 2, 2020, the fourth-year students of the study programs “Industrial Clothing Design”, “Design and Printing Technologies” and “Technology and Design of Textile Garments”, Faculty of Textiles and Printing of the Technical University of Moldova (TUM) participated in an online seminar... Read more
02/12/2020 | Events

WIPO Member States Discussed About Protection of Trademarks, Industrial Design and Geographical Indications

The 43rd Session of the Standing Committee of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT/43) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from November 23 to 26, 2020. The meetings took place in a mixed regime (with room... Read more
01/12/2020 | Events

United States Patent and Trademark Office Practice on Trademark Examination

On November 24, 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO, https://www.uspto.gov/trademark ) proposed to users of the Madrid System the webinar Understanding Examination and Refusal Procedures in the IP... Read more

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