State Office for Invention and Trademarks (OSIM)

Contact person 
Marius Mitroi
Institution 
UEFISCDI
E-mail 
marius.mitroi@uefiscdi.ro
Country 
Romania
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Knowledge Transfer (contract research, licences, research and IPR issues in public/academic/non-profit institutes)
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
Romania
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
State Office for Invention and Trademarks (OSIM)
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
What is the aim/objective? 
Patent registration; Reserach Contracts, reserach and IPR issue
Give an overview of the instrument 
records and examines industrial property , releasing titles which gives holders exclusive rights protection in Romania. It edit and publish the Official Bulletin of Industrial Property of Romania and edit and publish bundles of patents; it manages, preserves and develops , maintaining a computerized database ; OSIM conducts training courses for specialists in the field of industrial property;
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Monday, January 1, 1906
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
Patents registration. OSIM is the depositary of the national registers of applications and national registers of titles of protection granted for inventions, trademarks, geographical indications , industrial designs , topographies of semiconductor products and new plant varieties.
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
N/A
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
Yes
The country which implemented this practice 
Romania