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To file a notice of infringement with our copyright team, you must provide an email that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that a document or activity is infringing your copyrights. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):
1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon.
2. Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above or which you claim is the subject of infringing activity. You must identify each separate item of infringing material.
3. Provide the exact URL(s) to permit DocDroppers to locate the material.
4. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit DocDroppers to contact you (email address, telephone number and a mailing address).
5. Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit DocDroppers to notify the user that allegedly sent infringing material (account name).
6. Include the following statement: “I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
7. Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
8. Sign the paper.
9. Send the documents as a PDF file to dmca <at> with the words “DMCA Complaint” in the subject line.

You hereby acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all the of the requirements set forth above, your DMCA notice may not be valid. Please wait up to 28 days for our copyright team to evaluate and investigate your claims.