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Notice and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright or Intellectual Property Infrigement

The Society of American Archivists may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, disable and/or terminate use by users who infringe the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our Copyright Agent a Notice containing the following information:

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you, the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

SAA’s Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached in the following ways:

Society of American Archivists

Jacqualine Price Osafo, Copyright Agent

17 North State Street, Suite 1425

Chicago, IL  60602

Email: copyright.agent@archivists.org


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