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Posted By Law & Industry Daily On Thursday, January 10th, 2013 With 0 Comments


It’s the policy of Law & Industry Daily to respond expeditiously to notifications of claimed copyright infringement.

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that content on bizlawnews.com violates your copyright(s), submit written notification to that effect.

Pursuant to the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA; Pub. L. 105-304), a Notice of Claimed Infringement (NOCI) should be addressed to the designated copyright agent.

To commence a DMCA notification, please contact:

Intellectual Property Agent
Law & Industry Daily
(202) 540-0013
DMCA(at)bizlawnews.com

Notification to the Designated Agent–by mail or facsimile–must include:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work alleged to have been infringed;
  3. Identification of the material reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  4. Information to contact you, such as address, phone number, email address;
  5. A statement attesting good-faith belief that the material use is not authorized by the copyright owner or the law; and
  6. A statement, under penalty of perjury, you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

For further details on DMCA notification requirements, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).

The administrator of an affected site or the provider of affected content may make a counter notification pursuant to DMCA sections 512(g)(2) and (3). If the claim is valid, the material will be removed from the website.

Filing a bogus DMCA takedown could result in a judgement of monetary damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees incurred by the alleged copyright violator, under 17 U.S.C. 512(f).

     RESOURCES:

Information on the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 is available on the U.S. Copyright Office website,
at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf.

DMCA is codified in Title 17, Section 512 of the United States Code. The final DMCA rule was published in the Federal Register on Oct. 26, 2012.


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