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Acte normative internationale

International Conventions, Agreements, Treaties
Nr Name PDF Date of signature/adaptation Date of enactment for the first time Date of enactment in RM
1

Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Decision of Parliament No 1328 - XII of 11.03.1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=283833 07/14/1967 04/26/1970 12/25/1991
2

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Decision of Parliament No 1328 - XII of 11 March 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=287556 03/20/1883 12/25/1983 03/20/1991
3

Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Decision of Parliament No 1624 - XII of 26 October 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=283529 04/14/1891 04/14/1891 12/25/1991
4

Patent Cooperation Treaty

Decision of Parliament No 1624 - XII of 26 October 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=288637 06/19/1970 01/24/1978 12/25/1991
5

Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Presidential Decree of the Republic of Moldova No. 229 of 30 December 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=283781 04/28/1977 08/19/1980 12/25/1991
6

Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol

Presidential Decree of the Republic of Moldova No. 229 of 30 December 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=287413 09/26/1981 09/25/1982 12/25/1991
7

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs

Presidential Decree of the Republic of Moldova No. 229 of 30 December 1993
http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/registration/hague/ 11/06/1925 11/06/1925 03/14/1994
8

Trademark Law Treaty (TLT)

Parliament Decision No. 614-XIII of 27 October 1995
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=294358 10/27/1994 08/01/1996 08/01/1996
9

Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 214-XVI of 23 October 2008
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=290013 03/27/2006 03/27/2006 03/16/2009
10

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Parliament Decision No. 1252-XIII of 10 July 1997
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=283483 06/28/1989 12/01/1995 12/01/1997
11

Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks

Parliament Decision No. 1251-XIII of 10 July 1997
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=287437 06/15/1957 06/15/1957 12/01/1997
12

Vienna Agreement Establishing the International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks

Parliament Decision No. 1250-XIII of 10 July 1997
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=294836 06/12/1973 08/09/1985 12/01/1997
13

Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs

Parliament Decision No. 1249-XIII of 10 July 1997
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=285822 10/08/1968 04/27/1971 12/01/1997
14

Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification

Parliament Decision No. 1248-XIII of 10 July 1997
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=291784 03/24/1971 10/07/1975 09/01/1998
15

International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Parliament Decision No. 1355-XIII of 22 October 1997
http://www.upov.int/upovlex/en/conventions/1991/content.html 12/02/1961 08/10/1968 10/28/1998
16

Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 1330-XIV of 27 October 2000
http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/madrid/ 04/14/1891 04/14/1891 07/26/2001
17

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs)

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 218-XV of 01 June 2000
https://www.wto.org/english/docs_e/legal_e/27-trips_01_e.htm 04/15/1994 01/01/1995 07/26/2001
18

Patent Law Treaty (PLT)

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 433-XV of 27 July 2001
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=288773 06/01/2000 04/28/2005 04/28/2005
19

Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 1328-XIV of 27 October 2000
http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/registration/lisbon/ 10/31/1958 10/31/1958 04/05/2001
20

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Parliament Decision No. 511-XIII of 22 June 1995
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=283693 09/09/1886 09/09/1886 11/02/1995
21

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations

Parliament Decision No. 510-XIII of 22 June 1995
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=289795 10/26/1961 10/26/1961 12/05/1995
22

Universal Copyright Convention, signed in Geneva

Parliament Decision No. 1318-XII of 2 March 1993
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/other_treaties/text.jsp?file_id=172836 09/06/1952 09/16/1955 05/27/1973
23

Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms, signed in Geneva

Parliament Decision No. 796-XIV of 10 February 2000
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=288579 10/29/1971 04/18/1973 07/17/2000
24

WIPO Copyright Treaty, signed in Geneva

Parliament Decision No. 1452-XIII of 28 January 1998
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=295157 12/20/1996 03/06/2002 03/06/2002
25

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, signed in Geneva

Parliament Decision No. 1452-XIII of 28 January 1998
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=295477 12/20/1996 05/20/2002 05/20/2002
26

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 118 of 28 May 2015
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/treaties/text.jsp?file_id=295838 06/24/2012 05/28/2015
Regional Conventions, Agreements, Treaties
Nr Name PDF Date of signature/adaptation Date of enactment for the first time Date of enactment in RM
1

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the European Patent Organisation on Validation of European Patents (Validation Agreement)

10/16/2013 11/01/2015
2

Agreement between the RM and EU on the Protection of Geographical Indications of Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs

Law of the Republic of Moldova No.317 of December 27, 2012
06/26/2012 04/01/2013
3

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of RM and WIPO on Cooperation in Intellectual Property

Government Decision No.110 of 07 February 2013
10/22/2012 03/14/2013
4

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Eurasian Patent Organization on the Legal Protection of Inventions in the Republic of Moldova after the denunciation by the Republic of Moldova of the Eurasian Patent Convention

Government Decision No. 618 of 17 August 2012
04/12/2012 04/12/2012 08/17/2012
5

Eurasian Patent Convention (*denunciation took effect on 26 April 2012)

Parliament Decision No. 615-XIII of 27 October 1995
PDF icon eurasian_patent_convention-en.pdf 09/09/1994 08/12/1995 02/16/1996
6

Decision of the CIS Council of Heads of Governments on the Action Plan for Combating Infringements in the Field of Intellectual Property in support of Implementation Stages of the Economic Development Strategy of the Commonwealth of Independent States until 2020

Government Decision No. 120 of 23 February 2012
05/19/2011 05/19/2011 03/02/2012
7

Agreement on the Production of Joint CIS Regional Patent Information Product on CD-ROMs

05/22/2001 05/22/2001 05/22/2001
8

Agreement on Collaboration concerning Legal Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property and Establishment of Interstate Council for Legal Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property

Parliament Decision No. 442 of 16 June 1998
11/19/2010 08/14/2011 09/24/2011
9

Decision of CIS Governments Concerning the Customs Regulations on the passage through the border of goods containing intellectual property objects, signed in Moscow

Government Decision No. 1094 of 19 August 2002
09/28/2001 09/28/2001 08/29/2002
10

Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Protection of Copyright and Neighboring rights, signed in Moscow

Parliament Decision No. 206-XIV of 25 November 1998
09/24/1993 05/06/1995 04/09/1999
11

Agreement on Measures to Prevent and Terminate the Use of False Trademarks and Geographical Indications in the CIS Member States

Government Decision No. 1332 of 3 December 2001
06/04/1999 06/04/1999 01/03/2002
12

Agreement on Mutual Securing of Interstate Secrets in the Filed of Legal Protection of Inventions

Government Decision No. 1331 of 3 December 2001
06/04/1999 01/31/2000 01/03/2002