University of Nicosia
Irene Stamatoudi is Professor at the Department of Law of the University of Nicosia and Visiting Professor for the year 2020, teaching ‘Copyright Law’ in the MA Art Law and Arts Management at the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki. In September 2019, she has been re-appointed as an Advisor to the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC, Paris, France) on the developments on collective management in Greece. Currently she serves as President of the Law Drafting Committee of the Ministry of Culture and Sports on Copyright Matters and on Collective Management. This Committee aims to implement the recent European Union Directives into Greek law. Professor Stamatoudi is also a member of the editorial team of the Greek law review Law of Mass Media and Communication/Dikaio Meson Enimerosis kai Epikoinonias (DiMEE). She has also widely published in well-known law journals such as the Intellectual Property Quarterly, the European Intellectual Property Review, the European Law Review, the Revue Hellénique de Droit International, the IIC, the Journal of World Intellectual Property, Art, Law and Antiquity and so on. She was appointed President in the EU Council IP (Copyright) Working Group during the Hellenic Presidency in the EU (first semester 2014). She has authored and edited twelve books in the areas of copyright and cultural heritage law published in Greece, the UK and the US. The publishers include Cambridge University Press, Sweet & Maxwell, Edward Elgar Publishing, Kluwer Law International, and the Greek publishers Nomiki Vivliothiki and Sakkoulas. In 2020, she published the first comprehensive commentary on the collective managements of copyrights in Greece as per Law No 4481/2017 (editor and contributor to various chapters, Nomiki Vivliothiki).