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Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights.

Just Email the page you want to remove to It will be removed within 48 hours.

To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):

  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works at the Site 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 SlideShare to locate the material. Please provide a url for each slideshow / document. Include the specific slide(s) or page(s) that you claim to be infringing. Say entire work ONLY if all slides / pages are infringing.

  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit SlideShare to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail.

  • Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."

  • 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."
How do I file a DMCA counter notice?

The process for counter-notifications is governed by Section 512(g) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act:

To file a counter notification with us, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below.

Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability

. Please also be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers who are repeat infringers.

Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material infringes the copyrights of others, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

Elements of Counter-Notification

A sample counter notification may be found at: To expedite our ability to process your counter notification, please use the following format (including section numbers):

  • Identify the specific URLs of material that SlideShare has removed or to which SlideShare has disabled access.

  • Provide your full name, address, telephone number, and email address, and the username of your SlideShare account.

  • Provide a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or any judicial district in which SlideShare may be found if if your address is outside of the United States), and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.

  • Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled."
What happens next?

After we receive your counter-notification, we will forward it to the party who submitted the original claim of copyright infringement. Please note that when we forward the counter-notification, it includes your personal information. By submitting a counter-notification, you consent to having your information revealed in this way. We will not forward the counter-notification to any party other than the original claimant.
After we send out the counter-notification, the claimant must then notify us within 10 days that he or she has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on SlideShare. If we receive such notification we will be unable to restore the material. If we do not receive such notification, we may reinstate the material.



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