Institute for Mediterranean Studies


Industrial Property Policies in Greece during 20th century (Spyros Tzokas)

The research project studies aspects of public policy in the fields of Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Industrial Designs, Geographical indications, Trade Secrets), Technical Standardization and Managerial/Organization Methods following the research of experts’ communities (engineers, scientists, lawyers, economists) in the Greek state and abroad. The aim of the project is to highlight the conditions that allowed (or prevented) the production of a "primary innovation" in the Greek case during the 20th century.

Project Team

Spyros Tzokas

Postdoctoral researcher

Christos Hadziiossif

FORTH Distinguished member, Professor Emeritus of Modern and Contemporary History
Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete