This documents Saint Leo University's procedures for compliance
with the sections of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA),
enacted in 1988, that deal with online copyright infringement
liability limitation. Complete copies of the U.S. copyright law,
incorporating the DMCA provisions, are online as Acrobat PDF format
and as text format and a complete copy of the DMCA Act
itself is available. See also the Copyright Office's subsequent required studies are available online. A directory of agents
is maintained by the U.S. Copyright Office.
Agent for Notification of Claims of
To notify Saint Leo University administration of a claim of
infringement of copyright, please contact our Agent for
Notification of Claims of Infringement. The designated University
Agent to receive written claims of copyright infringement under the
Digital Millennium Copyright Act is:
Steven Carroll, Chief Information Officer
University Campus MC2066
PO Box 6665
Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665
E-mail (preferred): Steven.Carroll@saintleo.edu
Reporting Claims of Infringement.
A written notification of claimed infringement must be sent to
the SLU Agent from the alleged copyright owner (Complaining Party)
that includes substantially the following:
Counter Notification of Replacement.
The User may provide a counter notification to the Agent,
responding to the notification from the Complaining Party. A
counter notification must be a written communication provided to
the Agent that includes substantially the following:
Once the complaining party receives the User's claim, the DMCA
permits the University to restore materials or access within two
weeks -- unless the Complaining Party serves notice that it intends
to seek a court order to restrain infringement. University policy
may mandate for other reasons that materials or access not be
restored, and some other investigation may proceed.
The DMCA does not alter the fair use provision of the fair use
provisions of U.S. copyright law.
See the NACS copyright sources page for more