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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