Information Services

West Chester University

Adel Barimani, CIO
Vice President for Information Services
Anderson Hall Room 23
West Chester University
610-436-2828


Reporting Copyright Violations

DMCA Agent

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), West Chester  University of PA has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement occurring within the West Chester University network. To report a copyright infringement, notify our designated agent specified below:

Frank J. Piscitello, Jr.
Manager, Office of Information Security
014 Allegheny Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Email: abuse@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-3192
Fax: 610-436-3110

Network Block: 144.26.0.0/16
ARIN ID: WCU-1

The DMCA specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either paper mail or electronic mail) and must include:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner, or the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
    A description of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed;
  • A description of the infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to allow West Chester University to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit West Chester University to contact you, including name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

How WCU Responds to DMCA violation notifications.