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If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that any content residing on or accessible through the Barnes & Site infringes a copyright which you own or for which you are a designated agent, please send a notice of infringement, consistent with the requirements of the “Safe Harbor” Provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), by fax, email, or regular mail to Barnes & Noble's designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement by one of the following means:

Copyright Agent
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc.
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 633-3300
Fax: (212) 463-5683

and with the information that sets forth the items specified below (see 17 U.S.C. § 512):

  • Identify the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, provide a representative list of such works.
  • Identify the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. Include information reasonably sufficient to permit Barnes & Noble to locate the material. Please provide a URL and screenshots for each item. Include the specific asset(s) or page(s) that you claim to be infringing. Say "entire work" ONLY if all assets/pages in a collection/document are infringing.
  • Include details of your claim to the material, or your relationship to the material's copyright holder.
  • Provide your full name, address, and telephone number should we need to clarify your claim.
  • Provide a working e-mail address where we can contact you to confirm your claim.
  • If true, include the following statement: "I have 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."
  • If true, include the following statement: "The information in the notification is accurate, and I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I am, or am authorized to act on behalf of, the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
  • Sign the document, physically or electronically.


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