STAGE 1. PAYMENT OF THE FEE

The fee required for the examination of the case amounts to:

  • 372 euro, if the application concerns one (1) domain name, Internet protocol address (IP address) or Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
  • 620 euro, if the application concerns two (2) to five (5) domain names, Internet protocol addresses (IP address) or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)
  • 868 euro, if the application concerns six (6) to ten (10) domain names, Internet protocol address (IP addresses) or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)
  • 1240 euro, if the application concerns eleven (11) to fifty (50) domain names, Internet protocol addresses (IP address) or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)
  • 1240 euro, if the application concerns the blocking of IP addresses that provide access to content through continuous streaming of data (live-streaming). Such requests cannot include more than fifty (50) domain names, IP addresses, or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)

The above costs include VAT.

The examination fee will be deposited to the National Bank of Greece (code SWIFT(BIC) ETHNGRAA), in credit of the Hellenic Copyright Organization’s bank account (IBAN GR8101101510000015129605323). A copy of the relevant payment receipt, carrying the applicant’s full data, is submitted to the Accounting Office of the Organization (HCO). This fee constitutes a prerequisite for the commencement of the procedure and, as such, it cannot be, in any event (including the closing of the case) reimbursed.

You should obtain the fee’s payment receipt before completing the application form.

 

STAGE 2. FILLING IN THE ELEMENTS OF THE INFRINGEMENT

  1. If your complaint concerns an infringement committed via specific Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that provide internet access without a subscription to internet services by any means but mainly through the use of codes or a decoder:

    Download to your local disk and fill in the file url_EN.xls. You will be asked to submit it during the completion of the application form.

  2. If your complaint concerns an infringement that takes place via IP addresses that support the without a subscription internet access by any means and mainly through the use of codes or a decoder:

    Download to your local disc and fill in the file ip_adresses_EN.xls. You will be asked to submit it during the completion of the application form.

  3. If your complaint concerns the blocking of domain names that provide internet access without a subscription to internet services by any means but mostly through the use of codes or a decoder:

    Download to your local disc and fill in the file domain_names_EN.xls. You will be asked to submit it during the completion of the application form.

STAGE 3. FILLING IN THE APPLICATION FORM

Upon completion of the aforementioned steps, you may download the application form to your local disk, fill it in and then submit it to HCO by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by post to the following address:
Hellenic Copyright Organization
5 Metsovou str., 10682, Athens, Greece.