Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy
Yahoo! respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our
users to do the same. Yahoo! has no responsibility for content on other
websites that you may find or access when using Yahoo!’s products or
services. Material available on or through other websites may be
protected by copyright and the intellectual property laws of the United
not the Yahoo! Terms of Service, govern your use of that material.
It is Yahoo!’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its
discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may
infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights or other intellectual
property rights of Yahoo! and/or others.
Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Violations and Agent for Notice
For copyright or trademark concerns about search results (including Sponsored
Search results), please click on the relevant sections under Related Resources.
THIS PROCESS IS FOR COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS
ONLY. Correspondence regarding other matters will not be answered.
For reports of abuse and related concerns, please see the links in the
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that
constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property
rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Yahoo!'s
Agent for Notice with the following information in English (your "Notice"):
Note: If you are asserting infringement of an intellectual property right other than copyright, please specify the intellectual property right at issue (for example, ‘trademark’).
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act
on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is
located on the Yahoo! site, with enough detail that we may find it on
the website (in most circumstances, we will need a URL);
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the
disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual
property owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above
information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright
or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or
intellectual property owner's behalf.
In some circumstances, in order to notify the subscriber, account holder or host who provided the allegedly infringing content to which Yahoo! has disabled access, Yahoo! may forward a copy of a valid Notice including name and email address to the subscriber or account holder, or may forward a copy of a valid Notice (with personally identifiable information removed) to Chilling Effects (http://www.chillingeffects.org
) for publication.
Yahoo!'s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
c/o Yahoo! Inc.
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
[email protected]Please note that, due to security concerns, attachments cannot be accepted. Accordingly, any notification of infringement submitted electronically with an attachment will not be received or processed.