Government of the Republic of Moldova

STATE AGENCY ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Training in Intellectual Property

  • Qualification Courses

    Counsellor in Intellectual Property

    The training courses on"Intellectual Property Protection" are organized by AGEPI under the license issued by the Licensing Chamber of the Republic of Moldova, at the end of which graduates are granted the qualification of "Counsellor in Intellectual Property “. 

    The curriculum for the training courses "Intellectual Property Protection" includes seven disciplines: intellectual property rights, inventions, plant varieties, trademarks, geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed, industrial designs, economy and evaluation of intellectual property, with a total of 168 hours. Upon completion of each discipline, learners shall take exams provided for in the curriculum.

    Training conditions:

    • candidates may register to courses anytime;
    • the courses take 12 weeks, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays between 1400-1700;
    • the courses begin upon the completion of the groups (10-15 persons);
    • the training shall be carried out on a contract basis, in Romanian and Russian.
    • Application Form  - cursuri@agepi.gov.md.

    The tuition fee is 120 euro.

    IP Evaluator

    The training courses “Evaluation of Intellectual Property” are organized by AGEPI under the license issued by the Licensing Chamber of the Republic of Moldova, at the end of which graduates shall be granted the qualification of "Evaluator of Intellectual Property by being awarded the certificate of qualification.

    The evaluator`s certificate of qualification shall be granted for a period of 5 years. After its expiry, the evaluators shall be recertified and awarded a new certificate issued with a validity of five years. The conditions in respect of the certification/recertification are laid down in Annex 2 to the Government Decision no.783 of 30.06.2003.

    The curriculum for the training courses "Evaluation of Intellectual Property "

    includes three disciplines: intellectual property, economy of intellectual property and evaluation of intellectual property objects, with a total of 150 hours. Upon completion of each discipline, learners shall take tests or exams provided for in the curriculum.

    Training conditions:

    • candidates may register to courses anytime;
    • the courses take 11 weeks, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays between 1400-1700;
    • the courses begin upon the completion of the groups (10-15 persons);
    • the training shall be carried out on a contract basis, in Romanian and Russian.
    • completează Application Form - cursuri@agepi.gov.md.

    The tuition fee is 240 euro.

  • Disciplines in Intellectual Property Included in the Curricula

    Academic

    Given the need and importance of developing skills in the field of intellectual property for the training of future specialists and recognizing the value of collaboration in the process of education, training and upgrading for professors and students in the field of intellectual property, the State Agency on Intellectual Property has initiated a productive dialogue with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova with a view to introduce in the academic curriculum, in all aspects of teaching and training students, the disciplines on intellectual property. To this end, meetings were held with rectors of higher education institutions, within which it was stated the opportunity of signing bilateral agreements between the AGEPI and these institutions. So far, there have been signed Cooperation Agreements in the field of intellectual property with 12 universities, namely: 

    • State University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Nicolae Testemitanu";
    • Moldova State University;
    • Technical University of Moldova;
    • Free International University in Moldova;
    • University of Academy of Sciences of Moldova;
    • „Bogdan Petriceicu Hașdeu” State University of Cahul;
    • Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova;
    • State Agrarian University of Moldova;
    • State Institute of International Relations of Moldova;
    • Comrat State University;
    • State University "A. Russo " of Balti;
    • Academy of Transport, Computer Science and Communication.

    The main objectives of the cooperation provided for in the agreements are as follows:

    • consolidation of efforts and effective use of intellectual and material potential available to institutions in the process of training and upgrading teachers and students in the field of intellectual property;
    • development of new skills for future specialists to contribute to the creation, legal protection and exploitation in practice of intellectual property objects;
    • creation of university services / centers for intellectual property and technology transfer, which will be aimed at developing intellectual property policies for the promotion, implementation and commercialization of the results of the innovative and scientific-technical activity created within the higher education institutions;
    • confirmation of the role and place of intellectual property in the social-economic and spiritual life of the country.

    In this context, it should be mentioned that, currently in the Republic of Moldova, teaching disciplines on intellectual property is carried out as follows:

    • Intellectual Property Law – 12 universities;
    • Innovation Management – 8 universities;
    • Economics of Intellectual Property – 3 universities;
    • Marketing of New Products – 3 universities;
    • Intellectual Property Protection – 1 university.
  • Informative Seminars

    Seminars within Thematic Exhibitions

    Promotion of the national intellectual property system through exhibitions has proved to be effective over time. By tradition, AGEPI actively participates in various national and international exhibitions, to streamline collaboration with the research-development-innovation sphere,   entrepreneurship / services, academia, the mass media institutions, involved in the IP information and communication process, disseminating relevant information, conducting marketing and consulting activities, etc.

    Within the national exhibitions, organized in Chisinau and in the country, as well as within the international exhibitions, AGEPI specialists take part in related actions (seminars, round tables, trainings) with communications on IP national legislation, procedures for the protection of inventions, plant varieties, trademarks and industrial designs, geographical indications, appellation of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed, their protection benefits for local producers, IPO evaluation, the role of brand in promoting goods and services, etc.   

    Also, AGEPI promotes and stimulates innovation activity in the Republic of Moldova, ensuring participation of national inventors in the international exhibitions.

    Participation in seminars is free of charge!

    Thematic seminars launched by AGEPI

    For the purpose of disseminating information on the national system of protection, observance of intellectual property rights and combatting counterfeiting and piracy, AGEPI organizes, in line with the work program, a series of informative seminars, roundtables and workshops. Information on the topic of the events and the target group can be found under the heading News (Announcements).

    Participation in seminars is free of charge!

    Thematic seminars requested by companies, university and pre-university institutions, research and innovation institutions, etc.

    For the purpose of getting familiarized with the national system of protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights, seminars on different IP segments may be requested.

    The seminars are conducted free of charge, within AGEPI, upon availability, or at the premises of the beneficiaries.

    Seminars may be requested on  seminare@agepi.gov.md.