Republic of Moldova (MD)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office does not republish notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Six months from publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of receipt of provisional refusal sent by the Office (extendable).

Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office

Internal appeal procedure in the Office.

Last updated on: January 31, 2012