The Hellenic Copyright Organization (OPI) is a legal entity under private law, located in Athens (5, Metsovou Street) and placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

OPI was established according to art. 69 of Law 2121/1993, «Copyright, related rights matters and cultural issues» (Official Gazette Α/25/1993) along with Presidential Decree 311/1994 (Official Gazette A/165/1994) art. 8 para. 13 and 14 of Law 2557/1997 (Official Gazette Α/217/1997), as well as art. 7 para. 13 of Law 2819/2000 (Official Gazette Α/84/2000).

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The first three decisions of the Committee for the Notification of Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet were issued, following the application submitted by a Collective Protection Organization for audiovisual works. The decisions have been published in the website of the Hellenic Copyright Organization and sent to internet service providers with a request to comply.

The Committee was established with article 66E of Law 2121/1993 (as added with Law 4481/2017) and commenced its operations on September 3rd, 2018.