Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Republic of Moldova

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
May 26, 2016Law No. 101 of May 26, 2016, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts
July 30, 2015Law No. 162 of July 30, 2015, Amending and Supplementing Certain Legislative Acts
July 3, 2014Law No. 114 of July 3, 2014, on the State Agency for Intellectual Property
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
October 24, 2008Offences Code of the Republic of Moldova No. 218 of October 24, 2008 (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Moldova No. 117 of July 3, 2014, on Additions to Certain Legal Acts of the Republic of Moldova)
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 25, 2011Regulation on Recognition of Notorious Product Trademarks and/or Service Trademarks
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)
July 5, 2011Government Decision on the Organization of the Creation Contest of National Symbols Associated With Geographical Indications, Protected Appellation of Origin & Traditional Specialties Guaranteed No. 485 of July 5, 2011
August 13, 2009Government Decision No. 488 of August 13, 2009, on the Approval of Regulation on the Procedures of Filing and Examination, Granting and Registration of Trademarks
June 2, 2009Regulation on the Access to Information Held by AGEPI, No. 63 of June 2, 2009
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
October 21, 2003Implementing Regulation of the Law on Trademarks and Appellations of Origin of Goods, No. 588-XIII of September 22, 1995
October 8, 2001Government Decision on the Approval of the List of Trademarks as State Property No. 1080 of October 8, 2001
August 16, 2001Government Decision on the Approval of the Regulation on the Procedures of Usage of the Trademarks Determined as the State Property Nº 852 of August 16, 2001