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If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any material or content on the Sound Physicians website constitutes copyright infringement, you may submit a written notice of infringement pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512 (the “DMCA”) by forwarding the following information in writing to the e-mail address listed below (a “Notice”): (i) your address, telephone number, and email address; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of where the alleged infringing material is located; (iv) 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; (v) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Anyone who knowingly misrepresents that material is infringing in such a notice will be liable for any damages and any associated costs incurred by Sound Physicians, any alleged infringer, or any copyright owner or its authorized agent or licensee. Notice must be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.