We would like to inform you that on June 6th, 2020, the maximum term of operation of the ‘Special Service of Exceptional Rights Management (Eidiki Ypiresia Ektaktis Diaxeiris Dikaiomaton (EYED)’ expired since the two – years’ period of the entrustment to ‘EYED’ of the management of the rights of the authors – former members of ‘AEPI’, following the permanent withdrawal of the operating license of the latter, on the grounds of the relevant Ministerial Decision (Ref. No. ΥΠΠOA/ΓΔΔΥΗΔ/ΔΔΑΔ/ ΤΔΥΕΦ 262844/18408/13772/689 (Official Government Gazette (FEK) Β’ 2085/07.06.2018), was completed.


The Hellenic Copyright Organization on occasion of the celebration of the World Intellectual Property Day (IP Day) participated in a web conference with the title “Distance education and School Reality”.


By the Law No. 4672/2020 (Official Government Gazette Α’ 48/04.03.2020), the Directive (EU) 2017/1564 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 September 2017


The HCO premises will be closed today (18/03/2020) due to precautionary sanitation. In case of emergency please call 00306987571097.


The Ministerial Decision No. ΥΠΠΟΑ/ΓΡΥΠ/66892/1385 has been published in the Official Gazette B 561/ 21.02.2020 which approves the operation of the collective management organization “Music works rigfhtholders’ collective management organization- limited liability cooperative” and the distinctive title “Rightholders’ cooperative EDEM”


You can view the ministerial decision here.


Watch in live streaming the Conference under the title «Intellectual Property for the European Union in a World of Challenges» organized under Croatian Presidency to the Council of the European Union.


On February, 10, 2020 the 6th meeting of the Stakeholder Dialogue on the application of Article 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Directive (EU) 2019/790) had taken place at Brussels, concerning in particular the use of protected content by online content-sharing service providers.


Organization of educational seminar in the city of Alimos for secondary degree educators On Tuesday, 4 February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Athens (District D) organized an educational seminar at the 2nd General Lyceum of Alimos with the title "Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".


The Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the regional educational planning centre (PEKES)of Western Greece, represented by its Head Coordinator Mr. Spyros Papadakis, organized a webinar with the title "Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".