On Friday, November 4, 2022, the HCO started its cooperation with the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the year 2022-2023, as it carried out the first of four scheduled visits to the school.

During the two-hour visit, HCO representatives, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou and Mr. Yannis Anagnostopoulos spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the HCO, the services it provides to the public, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment.


The HCO organized a scientific event on the topic "Justice and Copyright" on Friday, 21 October 2022, at the Athens Bar Association’ s Event Hall.

To view the detailed programme select here.

To view the event’s presentations select here.


On October 21-22, 2022, the 14th International Conference of the European Intellectual Property Teachers' Network (EIPTN) took place at the G. Karabatzos auditorium of Harokopio University. On the 21st of October Ms Maria Daphne Papadopoulou, acting Director of the HCO, participated in the conference with a speech and presented HCO's actions for Primary Education.


This Code of Best Practice aims to help curators and creators of digital heritage make informed decisions about the legal reuse of existing materials in immersive experiences or other experimental products. It is based on the views and statements gathered through a series of workshops with creators and curators of experiences from the UK and the Netherlands.


This study, commissioned by the European Parliament's Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee, aims to provide an overview of Intellectual Property Rights and ledger technology with a focus on Intellectual Property issues related to with artistic NFTs and works of physical art.


The European Commission has issued a work program for the upcoming 2023 which is based on six main pillars.

  1. The European Green Deal
  2. A Europe fit for the digital age
  3. An economy that works for people
  4. A stronger Europe in the world
  5. Promoting our European way of life
  6. A new impetus for European democracy


The HCO is organizing a scientific event on the topic "Justice and Copyright" that will take place on Friday, 21 October 2022, at the Athens Bar Association’ s Event Hall (starting time 15:30).


EUIPO, through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and with partners including the Community Plant Variety Office and the European Patent Office have carried out several EU-wide studies on the contribution of intellectual property rights (IPRs) to the EU economy.


The Ministry of Culture and Sports on 18 October 2022 put up for public online consultation the draft law entitled: “Implementation of:
a) Directive (EU) 2019/789 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019


In the context of the memorandum of cooperation between the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) with the aim of strengthening the ties between them, as well as the development of joint actions and synergies, a visit to the Athens Law School took place on October 4, 2022 of the acting Director of HCO Ms. Maria Daphne Papadopoulou,