HELLENIC COPYRIGHT ORGANIZATION

ΟΠΙThe Hellenic Copyright Organization (OPI) is a legal entity under private law, located in Athens (5, Metsovou Street) and placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Sports. OPI was established according to art. 69 of Law 2121/1993, «Copyright, related rights matters and cultural issues» (Official Gazette Α/25/1993) and its operation is subject to its statute, Presidential Decree 311/1994 (Official Gazette A/165/1994). The Hellenic Copyright Organization is administered by a seven-member Board of Directors.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

New director of the Hellenic Copyright Organization

11/06/2019

By decision of the Minister of Culture and Sports as published in the Official Gazette (series YODD, 345/7.6.2019,) Ms Evangelia Vagena has been appointed as the Director of the Hellenic Copyright Organization with a three-year term.

The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education

19.11.2018

The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education for the current school year. The programme is addressed to pupils of Elementary Schools for the school year 2018-2019.

Decisions of the Committee for the Notification of Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet

07.11.2018

The first three decisions of the Committee for the Notification of Copyright and Related Rights Infringement on the Internet were issued, following the application submitted by a Collective Protection Organization for audiovisual works. The decisions have been published in the website of the Hellenic Copyright Organization and sent to internet service providers with a request to comply.