Copyrights

Copyright Violations

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) sets forth the law regarding the use of copyrighted materials on the Internet. All

DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification Requirements:

Physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf (the “Claimant”). Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed. Identification of the material claimed to infringe the copyright(s),

The DMCA contains very specific guidelines as to what proper notification of claimed infringement must contain. Copyright owners may obtain a copy of the DMCA, including these guidelines, by visiting the web site of the U.S. Copyright Office at http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#512.