16.02.23 @ 18:30


SNF ARTWORKS Fellows 2022 attended a workshop about intellectual property and artists’ rights led by Marina Markellou. What is the legal framework that protects and enforces creators’ rights?  How can the artist fortify his rights when creating? Through several case studies and q&a sessions, Marina Markellou mapped the general framework of intellectual property for artists in Greece.

Dr. Marina Markellou is a lawyer specializing in Intellectual Property Law. After obtaining a degree from the Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master’s in Intellectual Property (Master 2, Spécialité Créations Immatérielles) from the University of Montpellier I in France, she continued her studies in Montpellier I with a PhD thesis entitled “The Copyright Contracts under French, German and Greek law”, studying under a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation in Greece. Subsequently, she completed a post-doctoral thesis on artistic appropriation at the Faculty of Law, University of Poitiers, France. In the last decade, she has been lecturing on intellectual property law, cultural heritage law and business law at the Ionian University, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Hellenic Open University, University of Nicosia and Open University of Cyprus, on both undergraduate and postgraduate level.