The HCO has successfully completed the project RESPECT. RESPECT aimed to raise awareness among young people aged 15-24 of the harm caused by online piracy, to reduce the downloading of digital content from illegal sources and to encourage the use of legal alternatives.


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A RESPECT debate was held on 10 June on the theme "Online piracy: responsibility and response. Benefits for the creator and the user".


The HCO implements an EU project on the protection of copyright and related rights and the use of legal sources of content online.


The Hellenic Copyright Organization (OPI) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, with which OPI became the authorized body of our country ("national contributor") to the important initiative entitled "WIPO ALERT", which is part of the WIPO “Building Respect for Intellectual Property Database Project”.


The European Commission, in the framework of the consultation for the issuance of a Directive for the amendment of the Union law regarding rental and lending rights and certain rights related to intellectual property rights, invites the interested parties to submit their opinions and relevant information.


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On June 28-29, 2022, an event was held at the headquarters of the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante for the Out of Commerce works of the DATATHON web portal in collaboration with the Observatory and Europeana.


The third edition of the IP Youth Scoreboard provides an update on the bahaviours of young people aged 15 to 24 across the European Union regarding IPR infringement.


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