For Help with Copyright Compliance

The university is committed to providing as much support and assistance as possible to members of the U-M community interested in taking steps to protect themselves from potential legal action as a result of illegal peer-to-peer file sharing or other digital copyright violations.

Campus offices that can respond to questions or provide guidance about different aspects of copyright compliance include:

  1. For clarification regarding DMCA notices or questions regarding enforcement of copyright infringement law and for technical advice regarding disabling or removing peer-to-peer file sharing software:

    ITS Service Center
    Phone: 734-764-HELP (764-4357), Option # 1
    Email: 4HELP@umich.edu

  2. For comprehensive information about copyright at U-M for scholars, researchers, and students:

    U-M Library Copyright Office
    Email: copyright@umich.edu
    Office Hours: Please sign up via Google Calendar using a university email address.

  3. For legal advice regarding DMCA notices or responding to copyright infringement complaints:

    Student Legal Services
    Phone: 763-9920
    Contact SLS