Workshop “Development of innovative business and protection of intellectual property in the digital age”, November 18th, 2021
On November 18, 2021, was organized the workshop “Development of innovative business and protection of intellectual property in the digital age”
This event was organized online as a webinar by the Association of Legal Culture Henri Capitant Moldova in partnership with State Agency on Intellectual Property and the French Alliance of Moldova, Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises Sector Development, within the ”Jean Monnet Support to Associations in European Integration and Intellectual Property Protection Studies” / EUPROIN implemented with the support of the Erasmus + program of the European Union.
The workshop was dedicated to the business environment and decision makers in the field of intellectual property and aims to strengthen, understand and raise awareness of the role of intellectual property development (IP) in the EU and the Republic of Moldova; the role of IP protection in promoting innovative businesses, the role of IP in the digital age, the challenges of IP protection in the digital age, the analysis of the achievements and challenges of intellectual property development in the EU and the Republic of Moldova; increasing the visibility of research conducted in the field of issues related to IP protection, etc.
The event was moderated by Ms. Rodica CRUDU, PhD, associate professor, coordinator of the EUPROIN project and was opened with a greeting message from:
RUSU Eugeniu, Director General, State Agency for Intellectual Property (AGEPI), partner institution in the implementation of the EUPROIN project
SPÎNU Isae, Head of SME Digitization Department, Organization for the Development of the Small and Medium Enterprises Sector (ODIMM), partner institution in workshops dedicated to the business environment
CHAVANNE Alexandre , the representative of the French Alliance and the French Embassy in the Republic of Moldova, who is also a co-financier of this project.
During the event, the representatives of the business environment and of the decision makers, had the chance to listen and debate topics such as:
The role of intellectual property in the development and capitalization of innovations (BADÎR Iurie, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova)
- Protection of Intellectual Property in e-commerce business (MOGOL Natalia, Dr., Deputy General Manager, State Agency for Intellectual Property (AGEPI). Key expert in the EUPROIN project implementation team);
- Challenges of intellectual property protection in the digital age (CRUDU Rodica, Dr., associate professor, EUPROIN project coordinator)
- Peculiarities of resolving disputes regarding the defense of subjective copyright in the digital age (CIMIL Dorin, Dr., President of the Association of Legal Culture Henri Capitant Moldova)
- Consumer protection in the online environment (PLOTNIC Olesea, Dr. hab., Secretary General of the Henri Capitant Legal Culture Association, Moldova, key expert in the EUPROIN project)
More than 100 participants were active and asked various questions to the speakers, and at the end stressed the importance of awareness of the role of intellectual property and integration of intellectual property objects in business development strategies in the context of European integration and implementation of the Association Agreement to European Union.
The agenda of the event can be accessed HERE
The video recording of the event can be viewed on our Youtube channel
Presentation of the speakers can be accessed HERE