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23.11.2022

On Wednesday, November 23 2022, the HCO made the third scheduled visit to the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the school year 2022-2023.

During the one-hour visit, HCO representative, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou, lawyer, scientific associate of the HCO, spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the basic principles of copyright, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment.

23.11.2022

The law proposal of the Ministry of Culture and Sports entitled: "Determination of rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online broadcasters' transmissions and retransmissions of television and radio programmes, maintaining a high level of protection of copyright and related rights in the digital single market and the right of public lending and reproduction of additional copies by non-profit libraries or archives; Amendment of Law No. 2121/1993 and Law No. 4481/2017 - Incorporation of Directives (EU) 2019/789, (EU) 2019/790 and 2006/115/EC".

21.11.2022

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14.11.2022

On Monday, November 14, 2022, the HCO continued its cooperation with the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the year 2022-2023, as it carried out the second of three scheduled visits to the school.

During the two-hour visit, HCO representative, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou, lawyer, scientific associate of the HCO, spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the basic principles of copyright, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment. In addition, Ms. Sinanidou talked about the HCO and the services it provides to the public.

4.11.2022

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.

27.10.2022

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.

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26.10.2022

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.

25.10.2022

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.

25.10.2022

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.

25.10.2022

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