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15.05.2024

The HCO will participate with presentations at the Third Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Rights in the Information Age - Benchmarks of History, Law, Ethics and Culture.

14.05.2024

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10.05.2024

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the Hellenic Copyright Organization and the Hellenic Industrial Organization are organizing a seminar for training teachers on intellectual property (IP) in education in cooperation with the PEKES of Crete. The training will take place on May 15th 2024 in Heraklion, Crete (Chamber of Heraklion Prefecture, Koroneou 9).

10.05.2024

On 30/04/2024 a judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union was published in which it ruled that a national public authority responsible for combating infringements of intellectual property rights committed via the Internet may have access to identification information from an IP address.

10.05.2024

The biennial World Intellectual Property Report “Making Innovation Policy Work for Development” documents a recent resurgence in industrial policy making, including in many developing and least developed countries, aimed at ensuring a wide and growing economic structure base - and the innovation, creativity and technology required to achieve it. 

30.04.2024

The European Commission receives scientific advice on the adoption of artificial intelligence in research and innovation. The Scientific Advisory Mechanism has published its independent policy recommendations on how to facilitate the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in research and innovation across the EU. The opinion is non-binding but can feed into the Commission's overall AI strategy intelligence in research and innovation.

The opinion examines both the opportunities and challenges of using Artificial Intelligence in science. Artificial Intelligence has the potential to revolutionize scientific discovery, accelerate research progress, enhance innovation and improve researcher productivity. It can strengthen the EU's position in science and ultimately contribute to solving global societal challenges. On the other hand, it also presents obstacles and risks, for example with obtaining the transparent, reproducible results necessary for robust science in an open society.

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30.04.2024

The Digital Infrastructure Working Group on Intellectual Property is an EU-level multinational program created at the initiative of Finland. It currently consists of representatives of 12 countries BE, CZ, DE, EL, ES, FI, FR, HU, IT, LT, LV, MT, either as members or observers, and by the Commission and is open to all States members of the EU. Greece is a member of the Working Group as an Observer from April 2024.

26.04.2024

The scientific event organized by the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in the framework of their Memorandum of Cooperation, was held on April 23, 2024 with great success.

26.04.2024

Message from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - Intellectual Property and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): building our common future with innovation and creativity.

17.04.2024

On April 16, 2024, the President Mr. P. Tsiris and the Director of the HCO Ms. Maria Daphne Papadopoulou met with representatives of CISAC (International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers).