MD - Federated Register Service

 

1. General information about the MD Patent Register:

    Coverage:

          timeMD/EP validations from the 01.11.2015 onwards;

          countryMD;

          kind of patents: European patents designating Republic of Moldova and with effects in Republic of Moldova

    Updating frequency : monthly

    Availability of file inspection: No

    URL to National patent register: http://db.agepi.md/inventions/

    Availability of Deep linking to National Patent register from FRS : Yes

 

 

2. Contents provided via FRS:

 

FRS data

Data provided 

MD - Contents

1

Status

Yes

Request for EP validation pending

                A request for validation of the EP patent has not been submitted but could still be filed as the time limit has not expired.

Request for EP validation received

                Validation of the EP patent has been requested at the AGEPI.

Patent validated

                The translation of the validated European patent specification has been published, but the annual maintenance fees have not been paid. When the fees are paid, the status will change to the Patent in force.

Patent in force

            A patent was validated and is still valid.

Patent lapsed - still in grace period

            The patent has lapsed but could still be reinstated as the grace period for late payment has not yet expired.

Patent revoked

                Patent that has been published by AGEPI as patent revoked by EPO or patent annulled by the National Law Courts.

Patent lapsed

The patent has lapsed because the annual renewal fees have not been paid.

Patent expired

The patent has expired because the protection period came to an end (20th year).

Patent not validated

-       The applicant has withdrawn the validation fee

-       The owner has not submitted a request for validation on time.

2

Application No.

Yes

AGEPI displays its own application number.

 

Moldavian application number format:  e YYYY-NNNN

                               e: european patent application

                                YYYY: year of assigning the application number

                                     NNNN: a four digit ordinal number

 

Example: e 2016 0001

3

Publication No.

Yes

The publication number is the number assigned by EPO to a patent and used by AGEPI on publications in the official gazette.

Format number: MD/EP nnnnnnn

 

4

Proprietor

Yes

All current proprietors are listed 

5

Invalidation date

No

This info will not be provided.

6

Not in force since

Yes

The date on which the rights conferred by the validated European patent are no longer considered to be in force in the Republic of Moldova. The possible statuses are

Patent lapsed - still in grace period

Patent lapsed

Patent expired

7

Renewal fees last  paid

Yes

The year of the latest annual fee paid and the date of the payment

 

8

Register last updated

Yes

The date corresponds to the last update of the record.

 

9

SPC

No

This info will not be provided.

 

3. CONTACT DETAILS:

State Agency on Intellectual Property

of the Republic of Moldova.

24/1, Andrei Doga Str.,

Chisinau, MD2024, Republic of Moldova

email:  office@agepi.gov.md

 

4. RELATED LINKS:

http://agepi.gov.md/en/

http://worldwide.espacenet.com/