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Copyright Center

For Copyright Center services, basic copyright and fair use questions, information about licensing your works, and copyright instruction:
Colleen Gordon
Librarian | Copyright Center Coordinator

LI 222 | 218-477-2437
colleen.marsh@mnstate.edu

Certifications:

  • Copyright for Educators & Librarians
  • Creative Commons Licenses

Persons consulted for music and/or film topics:
Ryan Jackson
Chair, School of Entertainment Industries & Technology
CA 138 | 218-477-2001
jacksonr@mnstate.edu

Specialties:

  • Entertainment law
  • Copyright in music and film

These individuals cannot provide legal advice.

For questions and non-legal advice on copyright or intellectual property that cannot be answered by the Copyright Center, contact:
Gary Hunter

System Director for Policy, Procedure & Intellectual Property
651-201-1659

Gary.Hunter@minnstate.edu

For Legal Advice, contact:
Sarah McGee

Minnesota State Office of General Counsel
Assistant General Counsel

651-201-1410

Sarah.McGee@minnstate.edu

Kathryn Woodruff
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney General, Education Division

651-757-1361
Kathryn.Woodruff@ag.state.mn.us

Adam Sorenson
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney General, Intellectual Property
651-757-1202
J.Adam.Sorenson@ag.state.mn.us

Please see contact information for the U.S. Copyright Office at their website.

The U.S. Copyright Office cannot:

  • provide legal advice
  • enforce copyright
  • assist in the use of copyrighted works
  • compare works
  • grant access to certain records

For more information, see Circular 17.