Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs

Republic of Moldova

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
July 30, 2015Law No. 162 of July 30, 2015, Amending and Supplementing Certain Legislative Acts
July 25, 2014Law No. 173 of July 25, 2014, on Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts
July 3, 2014Law No. 114 of July 3, 2014, on the State Agency for Intellectual Property
July 2, 2010Law No. 139 of July 2, 2010, on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (as amended by Law No. 212 of July 29, 2016)
November 21, 2003Law No. 469-XV of November 21, 2003, on Amending and Completing of Various Laws
November 8, 2002Law No. 1446-XV of November 8, 2002, on Amending and Completing of Various Laws
June 23, 2000Law No. 1079-XIV June 23, 2000, on Amending Various Laws

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

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

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
July 18, 2011Government Decision No. 541 of July 18, 2011, on the Approval of the Authorized Representatives in Intellectual Property (as amended by Government Decision No. 1157 of October 10, 2016, on the Approval of Amendments and Additions to Some Other Government Decisions)
June 2, 2009Regulation on the Access to Information Held by AGEPI, No. 63 of June 2, 2009
December 29, 2008Government Decision No. 1496 of December 29, 2008, on the Approval of Regulation on the Procedure of Filing, Examination and Registration of Industrial Designs (as amended by Government Decision No. 548 of July 26, 2012, on the Approval of Amendments and Additions to Certain Regulations of the Government of the Republic of Moldova)
December 13, 2004Government Decision on approval of the Statute and the structure of the State Agency for Intellectual Property, No. 1378 of December 13, 2004
December 2, 2003Government Decision No. 1425 of December 2, 2003, on the Manner and Conditions for Authorization to Use the Official or the Historical Name of the State as a Trademark of a Product and/or Services, and as an Industrial Design or Model
May 4, 2002Regulation No. 73 of May 4, 2002, on the Amendment of Data on the Registration Application Materials and in the National Registers of Industrial Property Objects and the Registration of Assigment Contracts of Industrial Property Rights of such Objects.