Press Releases

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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
23/03/2020 | Information

The Republic of Moldova joins the Madrid eFiling Platform for International Registration of Marks

Starting with March 23, 2020, the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI) offers access to the online service for filing Madrid e-Filing applications to trademark applicants. Thus, the Republic of Moldova becomes the first country in south-east Europe to offer the... 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
09/03/2020 | Events

The Representative of Singapore, Mr. Daren Tang, has been nominated for the Post of Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization

On 4 March this year, the Coordination Committee of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has nominated Mr. Daren Tang from Singapore for the post of Director General of the Organization. The Coordination Committee, which comprises 83 states from the 196 member states of WIPO,... 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
03/03/2020 | Events

AGEPI, Partner of the Local Stage of the European BEST Engineering Competition EBEC 12th Edition

The 12th edition of the local stage of the European BEST Engineering Competition EBEC took place in the period 28-29 February 2020, in Chisinau. The competition was organized by the BEST Chisinau Student Organization exclusively for students of the Technical University of Moldova (TUM). In order to... Read more
02/03/2020 | Events

A New Agreement in the Field of Intellectual Property

The Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) Viorel Iustin, and the coordinator of the project Jean Monnet Chair “European Union for Intellectual Property Rights”/EUPROIN, project implemented under the aegis of the European Union and the Association of Legal Culture... 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
20/02/2020 | Events

Interactive Lesson in the Field of Intellectual Property

The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) organized, on 20 February 2020, in the precincts of the Theoretical Lyceum “Universe” from Chisinau, an interactive lesson in the field of intellectual property (IP), intended for 1st-4th grade children. The purpose of the lesson was to familiarize... Read more
18/02/2020 | Events

AGEPI - Partner of the National Science and Engineering Contest for Pupils “Mold SEF”

The eighth edition of the National Science and Engineering Contest for Pupils “Mold SEF” was held from 14 to 17 February, in Chisinau. The contest was organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research and the National Agency for Curriculum and Evaluation, in coooperation with the... Read more

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