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The following information must be included in any written notice regarding Intellectual Property Infringement:
- The physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the Intellectual Property claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple proprietary works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit The Advisory Board Company to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit The Advisory Board Company to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and electronic mail address;
- A statement that you possess a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the proprietary right’s owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
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