Copyright Infringement Notification
ReleaseWire is committed to protecting the intellectual property rights of third party rights holders. Using the information below, rights holders can find information on the process of reporting copyright and other intellectual property infringement by ReleaseWire users.
Under Section 512(f) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability for damages. ReleaseWire strongly recommends that you do not submit false claims!
ReleaseWire users who have been informed of an infringement claim against their account may follow the instructions in the email notification to file a counter-notice.
How to Report Clams of Copyright Infringement
ReleaseWire provides an online DMCA form for rights holders to submit copyright infringement clams.
If you prefer, you can send your DMCA clam via postal mail please mail your request to:
201 W Walnut
Green Bay, WI 54303
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we respond to notices of copyright infringement if they conform with the requirements of 17 USC 512(c) by including the following information:
- a) The signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright;
- b) Identification of the copyrighted work or works claimed to have been infringed;
- c) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed;
- d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit SBWIRE to contact the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright (example, the address, telephone number, or email address);
- e) A statement that the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright have a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner; and
- f) A statement signed under penalty of perjury, that information in the complaint is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.