Validation state

Republic of Moldova

1

Contracting state to the London Agreement?

 

No information for extension or validation States, because the London Agreement does not apply to them.

2

Translation requirements

 

Romanian translation of the patent specification must be filed with AGEPI


Art. 442(6), (7) Law No. 50/2008

3

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

Yes


Art. 86(2) Law No. 50/2008

4

Period for filing the translation

 

Within 3 months of the date on which the mention of the grant, maintenance in amended form or limitation of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin

Additional period of 3 months, subject to a 100% surcharge on the prescribed fee


Art. 442(6), (7) and art. 442(10) Law No. 50/2008

5

(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?

 

(a) EUR 100; and EUR 5 for each page, exceeding 20

(b) Date on which the translation is filed


Art. 442(6), (7) Law No. 50/2008
point 6 in the Annex to Gov. Dec. No. 774/1997

6

(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed

 

(a) Yes

(b) 1

7

Manner and form in which the translation is made available to the public

 

In electronic form on AGEPI publication server

Mention in the Official Bulletin

Entry in the National Register of Patents


Art. 442(9) Law No. 50/2008

8

Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?

 

(a) Yes

(b) EUR 20


Art. 443(3) Law No. 50/2008
point 8 in the Annex to Gov. Dec. No. 774/1997

9

Special features

 

The form prescribed in section 6 must contain all requisite information.

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