Patent Renewal Fees for the Republic of Moldova

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Shown are office fees and related facts for national patents granted in Republic of Moldova and European patents validated in Republic of Moldova.

Office Fees
MD
Republic of Moldova

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

8524

Grant Fee

$

107

Requirements for EP grants
MD
Republic of Moldova

Claims Translation

Romanian

Description Translation

Romanian

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
MD
Republic of Moldova

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EPC Validation State

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
MD
Republic of Moldova

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

13.68

Residents

2.6M

Official Currency

EUR

Schengen Area

I. Requirements for the Republic of Moldova after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

Romanian translation of the patent specification must be filed with AGEPI

I.2 Professional representative

Must be appointed.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the EP or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

EUR 100; and EUR 5 for each page, exceeding 20

II. Double-patenting allowed?

The co-existence of a national patent and a validated European patent is not excluded.

III. Territory

Territory of the Republic of Moldova

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Republic of Moldova (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide Republic of Moldova – Valid as from 1 Nov 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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