Copyright Complaint Policy


Last updated: July 1, 2008

Avid Technology, Inc. expects the users of this site to respect the copyrights of others. It is a violation of the Terms of Use for a user to post material that infringes copyright.

Avid may terminate the accounts of users who post material that Avid has reason to believe infringes copyright.

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") 17 U.S.C. § 512 of the United States of America , Avid has appointed a Designated Agent to receive notification of claimed copyright infringement. If you believe that material on the site infringes a copyright, you may provide written notice to our Designated Agent containing the following information:

(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

(iii) 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 us to locate the material.

(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.

(v) A statement that you 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.

(vi) 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.

Please provide all of the information listed above, or we may not able to process your complaint.

Send your notification of claimed infringement to Avid's Designated Agent for copyright complaints as follows:

Office of the General Counsel
Attn.: Copyright Agent
Avid Technology, Inc.
75 Network Drive
Burlington, MA 01803
U.S.A.
tel: +1 (978) 640-6789
fax: +1 (978) 851-7216
email: mailto:copyright@avid.com

Please note that any information provided under this Complaint Policy, including the original notification and any responses to it, may be shared with others as deemed by Avid necessary or appropriate to process your notification. This constitutes an exception to our Privacy Policy.