The Industrial Property Organisation was established in 1987 (Law 1733/87) with the aim of contributing to the technological and industrial development of Greece, providing important services in the industrial property field:

Protects the inventions in Greece, conferring PatentsUtility Model CertificatesEuropean Patent Translation Filing Certificate and other protection titles.

Protects the industrial designs and models in Greece, conferring the respective protection certιficate.

It functions as a receiving office for registering patents and industrial designs abroad.

It provides technological information on technical, bibliographical and other data on patents in Europe, the USA and Japan.

It registers Technology Transfer Contracts.

It provides advice and opinions to the public on various matters, cooperates with similar organisations internationally on industrial property issues, and publishes the Industrial Property Bulletin and other informative documentation.