News

22.03.2019

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly launched a study which quantifies the value, scope and magnitude of global trade in counterfeit goods.

14.02.2019

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), published a study with the subject "Comparative case study on alternative resolution systems for domain name disputes".

19.11.2018

The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education for the current school year. The programme is addressed to pupils of Elementary Schools for the school year 2018-2019.

07.11.2018

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.

03.09.2018

The President of the Committee for the Notification of Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet announces that as of Monday 3 September 2018 the Committee shall commence its operations and shall accept all applications for protection from Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet.

02.07.2018

Press release of the Special Service of Emergency Rights Management - Justification for Greek creators: The Special Service of Emergency Rights Management launches its operation

Athens, 29 June 2018. The Special Service of Emergency Rights Management, which currently represents over 14.500 Greek authors and songwriters, rights holders, multinational and Greek music publishers and the large majority of the foreign Collective Management Organizations, is pleased to announce the launching of its operation, situated in the previous Greek CMO AEPI’ s premises, at 53, Samou str., in Maroussi.

22.02.2018

The Hellenic Copyright Organization and Google (with the participation of the University of Nicosia and the International Hellenic University) organize a conference with the title «Copyright Infringement on the internet: Developments in Greece and the European Union».

The conference will be held on the 22nd of February 2018 in Aegli Zappiou (Room Olympia).

09.06.2017

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) intents to gather information from all stakeholders on the issue of Orphan Works. To that end, it calls all interested parties to answer the “Orphan Works Survey 2017”.

10.04.2017

On Monday, April 10 2017, the HCO participated in the 2nd Conference on Experiential Education that was organized by Politistiko Parko at the Lycabettus Multicultural Center in Athens.