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Workshop “Intellectual Property in Support of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises”


The 10th edition of the Forum of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises will take place between 26 to 29 May 2010 at the IEC “Moldexpo”, organized under the patronage of the Moldovan Government, by the Ministry of Economy and IEC “Moldexpo”. Co-organizers of this forum are the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises Sector Development, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau Mayoralty.

The Exhibition-forum aims to create favorable conditions for SME development, enhance the SME contribution to the development of national economy, increase of competitiveness, promotion of goods and services rendered by them.

The Exhibition of Small and Medium Enterprises, International Conference of Small and Medium Enterprises entitled “Innovations. Modernization. Performance Management”, round tables and specialized seminars will be held within the framework of the Forum, there will be made the totals of the Republican Contest “Best Entrepreneur of the SME Sector”, etc.

AGEPI will participate in this forum with an exhibition stand, and on 27 May this year, between 12.30-14.00 hours, in the conference hall of the central pavilion of IEC “Moldexpo” will be unfolded the round table entitled “Intellectual Property in Support of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises”.

The purpose of the action consists in familiarizing the local producers with the provisions of the national legislation on intellectual property protection, harmonized with the acquis communautaire (in particular, on trademarks and industrial designs), presenting the advantages and opportunities it offers to owners the exclusive rights in intellectual property objects and specifying the risk factors in the achievement and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

The AGEPI cup will be handed at the end of the exhibition to an enterprise participant in this year's edition of the exhibition with the broadest portfolio of intellectual property objects.

Interested persons may obtain further information at tel.: 400-553, 400-593,

fax: 44-01-19