Government of the Republic of Moldova

STATE AGENCY ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Acte normative nationale

General Normative Acts
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Constitution of the Republic of Moldova

adopted on July 29, 1994, entered into force on August 27,1994
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Law on the State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova

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3

Code on Science and Innovation of the Republic of Moldova, No. 259-XV of July 15, 2004

4

Governmental Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 325 of 06.02.2015 regarding the reorganization of the State Enterprise “State Agency on Intellectual Property”

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Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No.489 of March 29, 2008 on the National Commission on Intellectual Property

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Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 880 of 22.11.2012 on National Intellectual Property Strategy until 2020

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Government Decision No. 491 of 08.11.2015 on approval of the Action Plan for 2015-2017 on implementation of the National Intellectual Property Strategy until 2020

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Special Intellectual Property Laws
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Law on the protection of integrated circuit topographies No. 655-XIV

(adopted on October 29, 1999, applicable from January 6, 2000)
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2

Law on protection of industrial designs No. 161-XVI

(adopted on July 12, 2007, applicable from December 1, 2007)
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Law on the protection of trademarks No. 38-XVI

(adopted on February 29, 2008, applicable from September 6, 2008)
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Law on the protection of plant varieties No. 39-XVI

(adopted on February 29, 2008, applicable from September 6, 2008)
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Law on the protection of inventions No.50-XVI

(adopted on March 7, 2008, applicable from October 4, 2008)
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Law on the protection of geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed No. 66-XVI

(adopted on March 27, 2008, applicable from October 25, 2008)
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Law on copyright and related rights No.139

(adopted on July 2, 2010, applicable from January 1, 2011)
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Law No. 101 on Approval of National Symbols Associated with Protected Geographical Indications, Protected Appellations of Origin and Traditional Specialties Guaranteed

(adopted on 12.06.2014)
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Law No. 162 of 07.30.2015 Amending and Supplementing Certain Legislative Acts (Law on State Tax No.1216-XII of 3 December 1992, Law No.161-XVI of 12 July 2007 on the Protection of Industrial Designs, Law No.38-XVI of 29 February 2008 on the Protection of Trademarks, Law No. 39-XVI of 29 February 2008 on the Protection of Plant Varieties)

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Law No. 160 of 07.30.2015 Amending and Supplementing the Law No. 50 -XVI of 7 March 2008 on the Protection of Inventions

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Regulations on the implementation of special intellectual property laws
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Regulation on the implementation of the Law No. 655/1999 on the protection of integrated circuits topographies,

(approved by the Order of the Director General AGEPI No.72 of June 20, 2000)
2

Regulation on the procedure of filing, examination and registration of industrial designs,

(approved by the Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No.1496 of December 29, 2008)
3

Regulation on the procedure of filing and examination of the application, grant and maintenance of patent for a plant variety,

(approved by the Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 295 of April 16, 2009)
4

Regulamentul privind procedura de depunere, examinare si inregistrare a marcilor,

(aprobat prin Hotarirea Guvernului Republicii Moldova nr. 488 din 13.08.2009)
5

Regulation on the procedure of filing and examination of the patent application and grant of patent,

(approved by the Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 528 of September 1, 2009)
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Regulation on the procedure of filing, examination and registration of geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed,

(approved by the Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 610 of July 5, 2010)
7

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No.89 of February 10, 2012

Government Decisions of the Republic of Moldova
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Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 774 of August 13, 1997 on Fees for Services with Legal Significance in the Field of Protection of Intellectual Property Objects

2

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 933 of September 12, 2000 on awarding the Golden Medal of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) "Outstanding Inventor" and the WIPO Trophy "Innovative Enterprise"

3

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 641 of July 12, 2001 on the minimum tariffs for the author remuneration

4

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 852 of August 16, 2001 on the use of trademarks – state property

5

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 975 of August 15, 2016

6

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 744 of June 20, 2003 for approving the Regulation on production, issue and application of control markings on the copies of works and phonograms and the Regulation on the mode of registration in the State Register of owners of control markings

7

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 783 of June 30, 2003 on intellectual property objects

8

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 1425 of December 2, 2003 on the mode and conditions of permission grant to use the official or historical name of the state in the trademark and industrial design

9

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 1609 of December 31, 2003 on approving the Regulation on intellectual property objects created within the performance of duties

10

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 257 of April 2, 2009 on approving the Regulation of the Appeal Board of the State Agency on Intellectual Property

11

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 644 of July 19, 2010 on appointing competent authorities empowered with attributions and responsibilities related to the products with appellations of origin, geographical indications and traditional specialties guaranteed, and competent authorities responsible of official controls on the conformity of the products

12

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 541 of July 18, 2011 on approving the Regulation on the patent attorneys

13

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 612 of August 12, 2011 on approving the Regulation on the registration of assignment, license, pledge and franchising agreements related to industrial property objects

14

Government Decision of the Republic of Moldova No. 485 of July 5, 2011 on organization and development of the contest for the creation of national symbols ascribed to protected geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed

15

Government Decision No. 184 of 16.04.2015 to approve the Regulation on the organization and functioning of the Commission on mediation in the field of intellectual property and procedure of mediation

16

Government Decision No. 805 of 28.06.2016 to approve the Regulation on Support for Patenting Abroad Inventions and Plant Varieties created in the Republic of Moldova

Other normative acts approved by the Order of Director General AGEPI
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Regulation of the Arbitration specialized in the field on industrial property under the State Agency on Intellectual Property,

(approved by the Order of the Director General AGEPI No.92 of July 18, 2003)
2

Regulation on the access to the information held by the AGEPI,

(approved by the Order of Director General AGEPI No.63 of June 2, 2009)
3

The methodology for determining the level of charges for services with legal significance in the protection of intellectual property objects

4

Instruction on controlling the activity of collective rights management organizations

approved by the Order of Director General AGEPI No. 169 of August 22, 2016
5

Annual Transparency Report of the Collective Management Organization

(approved by the Order of the Director General AGEPI No.92 of July 18, 2003)
Other normative acts
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Fiscal Code No. 1163-XIII of April 24, 1997, Art. 12, 28, 71(j), 75(4)a), 103(1) item 7), 111 (1)(e), 1171(5)

2

Customs Code of the Republic of Moldova No. 1149-XIV of July 20, 2000, Art. 1, chapter XII

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Criminal Code of the Republic of Moldova No. 985-XV of April 18, 2002, Art. 185-1, 185-2, 185-3, 246-1, 246-2

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Civil Code of the Republic of Moldova No. 1107-XV of June 6, 2002, Book I – General Provisions (Art. 8(2)e), 21(2)b), Book II – Real Rights (Art. 301, 470 (2) f)), Book III – Obligations (Art. 925(1)d), Art.1171-1178 Franchising, Book V – International Private Law Art.1607)

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Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Moldova No. 122-XV of March 14, 2003 (Special Part), Art. 275 item 6), 276

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Code of Civil Procedure of the Republic of Moldova No. 225-XV of May 30, 2003, Art. 33 (3-1), 85 (1) a) second position, j), 127-1, 127-2, 127-3, 460 (1) j), (2), 33-1

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Broadcasting Code of the Republic of Moldova No.260-XVI of July 27, 2006, Art. 18, 20(1)b)

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Contravention Code of the Republic of Moldova No. 218-XVI of October 24, 2008, Art. 96-103, 283, 400

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Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 171-XIII of July 6, 94 on trade secret

10

Law on press No. 243-XIII of October 26, 94

11

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 1227-XIII of June 27, 1997 on advertisement

12

Law on culture No. 413-XIV of May 27, 1999

13

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 939-XIV of April 20, 2000 on editorials

14

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 1350-XIV of November 2, 2000 on architecture

15

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 149 of June 29, 2012 on insolvency

16

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 989-XV of April 18, 2002 on evaluation

17

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 1421-XV of October 31, 2002 on theatres, circuses and concerts

18

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 135-XV of March 20, 2003 on folk artistic handicrafts

19

Law of the Republic of Moldova No.322-XV of July 18, 2003 on declaring the Complex “Combinatul de Vinuri” "Cricova" JSC as an object of the cultural national heritage of the Republic of Moldova

20

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 3116 of July 03, 2014 on cinematography

21

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 199-XVI of July 28, 2005 on provision to the goods of the State Enterprise “Combinatul de vinuri de calitate” „Mileştii Mici” the status of object of the national cultural heritage of the Republic of Moldova

22

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 57-XVI of March 10, 2006 on vineyards and wines

23

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 71-XVI of March 22, 2007 on registers

24

Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 251-XVI of December 4, 2008 on establishing the cultural and national Reservation „Orheiul Vechi”

25

Decision no. 228 of 23.03.2009 on the Establishment of the Cultural and Natural Reservation “Orheiul Vechi”

26

Law of the Republic of Moldova no. 1459-XV of 14.11.2002 on Distribution of Copies of Works and Phonograms

27

Law no. 183 of 11.07.2012 on Competition

28

Law on the use and protection of Red Cross emblem, No. 673-XIV, 12.11.99

29

Order No. 11 of 01.28.2016 on the approval of the general delimitation of viticultural and wine-making areas of the Republic of Moldova

30

Order No. 12 of 01.28.2016 on the delimitation of viticultural and wine-making geographical areas for the production of wines with protected geographical indication

31

Law No. 837-XIII of 17.05.1996 on Public Associations