Ashland University Copyright Policy

We comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). 

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act lays out a system of legal requirements for dealing with allegations of copyright infringement. 

DMCA Notice

Notice of Claimed Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Our Designated Copyright Agent (identified below) with the following information:

(a)     an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;

(b)     description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

(c)     a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the SITE (preferably including specific url’s associated with the material);

(d)     your address, telephone number, and email address;

(e)     a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,

(f)     a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.

You may send your Notice of Claimed Infringement to: 

Matthew Portner

Copyright Infringement Claim?

All copyright infringement claims should be addressed to Matthew Portner, Director of Auxiliary Services, who serves as Ashland University's DMCA Agent.


Call: 419-289-5249 

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Matthew Portner, EJD, MEd, CASP