About This Site
The content for this site was created and compiled by UW
TechTransfer Digital Ventures at the University of Washington. The site
was originated by Catherine Innes, in her role as Copyright Information Officer.
Catherine was promoted and now serves the University of Washington as UW TechTransfer's
Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives. It is intended to serve as a reference
guide on copyright issues surrounding the creation and use of copyrighted works
in the academic setting. It was created for the University of Washington community
and others with an interest in these issues.
- While topics on copyright law are discussed, this site should
not be relied on as legal advice.
- If legal advice is required, members of the University of
Washington community should seek legal guidance from the
Attorney General's Office.
Updates and Links
Because the law, policies and technology change frequently, this site
will be updated with appropriate forms and informational materials for
use at UW as time provides. When creating websites for UW personnel, we
suggest that you use a link to the index page of this website, rather than copying information to ensure
current information is used for UW websites.