On Friday, 5th of November the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) participated in the 1st International Conference of Greek Orthodox Psaltic Art and Byzantine Music Community “Psaltiki 2.0”. The conference was organized by the Hellenic Federation of Chanters’ Associations (HEFECA) and the Trikala Chanters Association and was held at the Municipality of Trikala from Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th November 2021.


This is a two year program targeted at young (aged 35 years and under) and promising talent. It is designed to train them in the technical and policy aspects of IP, as well as nurture their ability to take on administrative and leadership roles.


The purpose of this WIPO Good Practice Toolkit for CMOs (The Toolkit) is to compile examples of legislation, regulation and codes of conduct in the area of collective management of copyright and related rights from around the world and to distil them into examples of good practice.


On Tuesday 29 June 2021 a delegation from the General Directorate of Industrial Property of Albania (GDIP) visited the HCO offices.


A new Out-Of-Commerce Works Portal has been launched today by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).


The European Commission issued a Guidance with the aim to support a correct and coherent transposition of Article 17 across the Member States.


The Ministry of Culture and Sports issued a Ministerial Decision (Ref. 05.05.2021/198602) on "Establishment of a Working Group for the the implementation of Directives (EU) 2019/789 and 2019/790".

14- 15.05.2021

On Friday 14th of April and Saturday 15th of April the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) of Athens is organizing a web conference with the title “Current issues of Intellectual property.


On April 26, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) celebrates World Intellectual Property Day.


On Monday 26th of April, on occasion of the celebration of the World Intellectual Property Day, the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) Thessaloniki paid an online visit to the offices of the HCO. The visit took place in the framework of the ELSA action "Lawyers @ t Work". It was opened with a greeting from Ms. Evangelia Vagena, Director of HCO, who also referred to the aims and activities of HCO. Ms. Eva Kokkinou, Head of HCO Information Department informed the visitors about the websites maintained by HCO while Ms. Eva Moustaka, Jurist, HCO briefed the visitors on issues of piracy and the Committee for the Notification of Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet (EDPPI).

The visit was attended by 30 students.