Office of the General Counsel
Role and Scope
The Office of the Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary provides legal advice and representation to the Board of Trustees and the University administration. The General Counsel’s main office is located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Additional attorneys are located on the campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.
This site contains general information about copyright law to assist University of Tennessee faculty, staff, and students in understanding this complex area of the law. It does NOT provide legal advice. Faculty and staff who have questions about copyright related to their university activities should contact Frank Lancaster (865 974-3245) at the Office of the General Counsel.
Employee Protections Against Liability
Statement on University Employee Protections Against Liability issued by the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel