COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

 

Thank you for inquiring about the removal of suspected infringing items and materials from our site.

 

The information requested by this form is intended substantially to track the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (c)(3)(A), which provides:

 

To be effective under this subsection, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication provided to the designated agent of a service provider that includes substantially the following:

(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(ii) 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.

(iii) 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.

(iv) 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.

(v) 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.

 (vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

 

Notification from a copyright owner or from a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner that fails to comply substantially with the provisions above shall not be considered as providing actual knowledge or an awareness of facts or circumstances from which infringing activity is apparent.

 

Please provide a Notice of Infringement form each time you wish to report alleged acts of infringement and return it to the address provided. FANDES requires that you sign and email to us your Notice of Infringement form to us at [email protected]

 

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Notice of Infringement Form

Date:

 

FANDES, Inc.

Copyright Agent

Fandes, Inc. Legal Department

2625 Townsgate Road, Suite 330

Westlake Village, CA 91361

 

Dear FANDES:

 

The following information serves to assert my rights and request removal of allegedly infringing web content under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The following is a report, in good faith, of alleged copyright infringement. I am contacting you as the designated agent for the site upon which the infringing work currently appears. This letter is a Notice of Infringement as authorized in §512(c) of the U.S. Copyright Law.

 

I am the copyright owner of the works and the following is true and accurate.

 

  1. The original work, for which I claim copyright, appears, with my permission, at the following locations online:

 

{URLs WHERE YOUR ORIGINAL AUTHORIZED WORK APPEARS}

 

  1. Copies of my original copyrighted work are {attached/included/provided} to assist you in your evaluation and determination.

 

  1. The allegedly infringing {work/text/image} appears at the following location(s) online:

 

{URLs WHERE INFRINGING WORK IS CURRENTLY LOCATED}

 

  1. My contact information, as copyright holder, is as follows:

 

{INCLUDE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION}

 

  1. The information of the alleged copyright infringer is:

 

{INSERT WHOIS INFORMATION FOR THE SITE YOU ALLEGE IS INFRINGING}

 

  1. I have a good faith belief the use of the above reference copyrighted work(s) that appears on the website for which you are the designated DMCA agent is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or by law.

 

I declare, under penalty of perjury, this notice is true and correct and that I am the copyright owner entitled to exclusive rights which I allege are being infringed.

 

Signed this ________ day of ___________, 20_____ in {INSERT CITY, STATE, COUNTY}.

 

{YOUR SIGNATURE/eSIGNATURE}

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