The Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17 U.S.C.) governs photocopying or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Web page creators must adhere to United States and international copyright law. Web page creators must obtain permission from rights holders and/or creators before the replication of texts, photographs, graphics, trademarks, video, or sound clips on a university Web page. This responsibility and any subsequent liability rest with the Web page creator, not the university. Full attribution for any material reproduced on a university Web page must be provided on the page. In addition, Web pages containing copied material must bear the proper copyright notice: "This material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S.C.)."

Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, The Capitol Connection (GMUIF) has designated an agent to respond to reports alleging copyright infringement. The designated agent is Julia Morelli, executive director.

Any such allegations should be sent to:

Julia Morelli
Executive Director
The Capitol Connection
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Mailstop 1D2
Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444
Telephone: (703) 993-3100