General information

  • Valid Nice Classification  – NCL 11-2018

  • Procedure 

Registration period –  about 8-12 months from the date of filing. Proof of registration – Certificate Procedures feature From the date of filing you should regularly monitor trade mark applications to check whether any of them conflict with your trade mark.

Step Term Official notification
Filing an application 1 day Notification with entr. number, Name of applicant, Date and time of filing
Formal examination 1 month Official notification about priority date
Publication 2 months  
Substantive examination 2-3 months Official notification of granting/refusal
Granting the Certificate 1 month after payment for  granting Certificate


1. The Applicant details

Legal Entity Physical person
The full official name (Engl. translitaration) The Name (as it is in the passport and/or Engl. transliteration)
 A Legal address  An address


2. The image of the TM (jpg), The verbal elements, other

3. Goods and services / classes NCL 11-2018 (we‘ll help you to choose the classes for your goods/services)

4. POA (scanned copy without legalization)

Representation by a trademark attorney Foreign applicants must perform the trademark prosecution in Moldavia through an agent, a registered in Moldavia trademark attorney.

Priority document The priority document must be submitted within three months from filing a trademark application in Moldavia .

Translation. Foreign applicants must perform the trademark prosecution in Moldavia through an agent, a registered in Moldavia trademark attorney.

Opposition application may be filed for National applications – within 2 months from publication date for International Registrations within 6 months from publication in the WIPO Gazette

The official legalization is not required. The signed and stamped (if applicable) POA form must be submitted within two months from notification.
Power of Attorney simply signed and stamped by the applicant(s), legalization and notarization are not required (may be provided to the Moldavian Patent Office within 2 months from filing the application).
Copyright protects: 1) literary, scientific works, as well as computer programs; 2) works of painting, sculpture, graphics, design and other works of fine arts; 3) dramatic and dramatico-musical works, scenarios, scenario sketches, librettos, and other works created for staging; 4) choreographic and pantomimic works; 5) musical works with or without words; 6) audiovisual works ( cinematographic, television films, animation films and cartoon films, musical clips, advertisement, documentary and fact-documentary, and other films ); 7) works of applied decorative art and stage graphics; 8) photographic works and works created by analogous modes; 9) works of urban planning, architecture, landscaping and their solutions both in whole and separate parts thereof; 10) maps, plans, sketches and plastic works related to geography, topography, geology, urban planning, architecture and other sciences; 11) derivative works. Copyright application can be file in the name of a natural person who creates the work.
The general requirements for filing a copyright work are: 1.) Full name(s), address(es) and the date of birth(s) of the author(s); 2.) Full name(s), address(es) of the Right holder(s) (if differs from author); 3.) Title of the copyright work; 4.) Date of the creation of the work; 5.) A copy of the work in a material form printed or presented as computer file (if computer programs – in their initial form)
A simply signed power of attorney is needed.