Breeder’s rights in the new plant varieties of all genera and species of plants are protected, recognized and defended on the territory of Romania, through the grant of a variety patent by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks. ...

The utility model shall protect, under the law, any technical invention, provided that it is new, it exceeds the framework of mere professional skill and it is susceptible of industrial application. The conditions for granting the utility model certificate are less restrictive, "the inventive step" being minor or even absent and the procedure is, in general, quicker and simpler than that of patent granting. As well, the fees are less than those required for patents. An application or an utilit ...

Subject to a suplimentary protection certificate may be good protected on the Romanian teritory by means of a valid patent of invention and which before having been placed on the market has been authorized as a medicament for human or veterinary use. The application for a suplimentary protection certificate must be filed to the State Office for Inventions and TradeMarks within six months from the first valid authorization to place the medicament on the Romanian or on the European Comunity marke ...

European Patent Convention On 22 November 2002, the Romanian Parliament has adopted Law No. 61 regarding the adhesion of Romania to the European Patent Convention in both the original version (1973) and the revised version (2000). Romania has become the 7th state that has adhered to the revised version.The fact that Romania has become a member of the European Patent Convention since 01.03.2003 has the following consequences: any international application filed on/after the 1st of March 2003 ...

Due to the Patent Cooperation Treaty, applicants have the possibility and advantage to obtain protection for their invention in more than one state by means of a single international application. Services: Legal assistance and representation before the PCT Office; Drafting description and all necessary documents to file the application to the national or regional offices from abroad. ...

Romanian legislation requirements regarding patent applications Filing a patent application The applicant of a patent of invention may be any natural or legal person, Romanian or foreign, resident in a member state of the Paris Convention. The applicant shall file his application in Romanian. Foreign applicants may file the description and their claims in a foreign language only if they file the translation of the documents in two month time. If the applicant claims the right of priority, th ...