Copyrights and Copyright Agent


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Seattle Community Network Association (SCNA) respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our users and Information Providers to do the same. SCNA may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, require users or Information Providers to remove content which infringes the intellectual property rights of others.

The Seattle Community Network invoices for costs associated with subpoena compliance. We charge a minimum of: $100.00 per hour for research; $14.00 for shipping and handling; and $0.25 per page of copy.

Notification of Alleged Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide SCNA's Copyright Agent with all of the following:

  1. Identification of the allegedly copyrighted work;

  2. Description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site (include URL);

  3. Your address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address;

  4. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  5. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf;

  6. Your physical signature.

Copyright Agent

SCNA's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail:
Erik Stevens
c/o David Cohen
Preston Gates Ellis LLP
701 5th Ave, Suite 5000
Seattle, WA 98104-7078

By phone:
Erik Stevens
c/o David Cohen
(206) 623-7580

Erik Stevens
c/o David Cohen
(206) 623-7022

By e-mail:

Investigation of Alleged Infringement

If you give notice of copyright infringement by e-mail or phone, the copyright agent and SCNA will begin investigating the alleged copyright infringement; however, we must receive your signature by mail or fax before we can take any action.

SCNA will do its best to investigate all reported matters in a timely fashion.

Current U.S. Copyright Law

More information about copyright law can be found at the United States Copyright Office.

Updated July 30th, 2003 -