Country code: MD
Location: Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania
Area: total: 33,843 sq km (water: 472 sq km; land: 33,371 sq km)
Population: 4,439,502 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Chisinau
Languages: Moldovan (official), Russian, Gagauz
Currency: Moldovan leu
Religions: Eastern Orthodox 98%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist and other 0.5%
Industries: food processing, agricultural machinery, foundry equipment, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines, hosiery, sugar, vegetable oil, shoes, textiles
Agriculture - products: vegetables, fruits, wine, grain, sugar beets, sunflower seed, tobacco, beef, milk
Exports - commodities: foodstuffs, textiles, machinery
Imports - commodities: mineral products and fuel 32%, machinery and equipment, chemicals, textiles





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1. Applicant’s name and address

2. At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

3. List of goods/ services according to the Nice classification

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation and IPC

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Creator’s name and address

3. Drawings or photographs of the design (3 sets recommended), 10+5 prints

 

Can be filed later:

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

6. Original priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

6. Original priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

4. Description of the design

5. Priority data (if any)

6. Power of Attorney, no legalization

7. Original priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
5 years after the registration date
Duration of protection: 10 years from the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- patent: issued after a formal and substantial examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration: 5 years from the filing date

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- accumulated annuities are payable at the time of the grant of the patent

- annuities for granted patents are payable before the anniversary of the filing date

 

Renewals: 4 times for 5 year periods

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment Deed

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment Deed

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment Deed

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

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