On 14.09.2022 and in the framework of the European Project, EU Support to Intellectual Property Rights in Kosovo (IPR Kosovo - EuropeAid/139657/DH/SER/XK), representatives of the Industrial Property Organization, the Copyright Office and the Kosovo Customs visited the HCO offices.


The HCO is organizing a scientific event on the topic "Justice and Copyright", taking into account that the field of copyright is a rapidly evolving area of law and of particular importance for the legal world, including the judiciary.


The HCO and the School of Law of the University of Athens, aiming at closer cooperation and strengthening the ties between the two institutions, proceeded on the 13.09.2022 to the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation.


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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