Legal Notices

Infringement Claims/Copyright Agent

If you believe that any material contained on the site (the "Site") infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should notify Rhode Island Interactive, LLC of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. Rhode Island Interactive will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable intellectual property laws. The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site's Designated Agent:

By mail:
Rhode Island Interactive DMCA Agent
c/o Stinson Morrison Hecker
Stinson IP Administrator, 1201 Walnut, Suite 2900, Kansas City, MO 64106
By phone:
By fax:
By email:

To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3)):

  • Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • A statement that the complaining party has 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; and
  • A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • E-mails sent to for purposes other than communication about copyright claims may not be acknowledged or responded to.