Office of Copyright

The Office of Copyright is fully dedicated to the vision, mission and core values of Nova Southeastern University, and the community it serves, through the provision of education, information, training, policies and guidance related to the effective use of copyrighted materials, including the creation and maintenance of centrally located information resources.

Stephen Carlisle, J.D.

Stephen Carlisle is the first Copyright Officer of Nova Southeastern University. He is a published author on the topic of copyright law and was a legal intern with the United States Copyright Office. He comes to NSU after 26 years of private practice as an attorney in the State of Florida, specializing in copyright and entertainment law. He is a former adjunct professor at both Florida Atlantic Universities’ College of Arts and Letters and Florida International Universities’ School of Law, where he taught courses in Copyright Law and Entertainment Law. Mr. Carlisle is also a two-time Chair of the Florida Bar’s Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section.