Validation state

Republic of Moldova


Contracting state to the London Agreement?


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


Translation requirements


Romanian translation of the patent specification must be filed with AGEPI

Art. 442(6), (7) Law No. 50/2008


Must a national professional representative be appointed?



Art. 86(2) Law No. 50/2008


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


(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


(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed


(a) Yes

(b) 1


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


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


Special features


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

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