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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


  • 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


  • 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

For Legal Advice, contact:
Sarah McGee

Minnesota State Office of General Counsel
Assistant General Counsel


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


Adam Sorenson
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney General, Intellectual Property

Minnesota State Office of General Counsel

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.