This contains the formal requirements of the United States Copyright
Act with respect to the rights of copyright owners whose content
appears on deviantART.com or Portfolios created by users of
deviantART.com without authorization.
To file a copyright infringement notification with deviantART, the
copyright owner or an agent acting on his or her behalf will need to
send a written communication that includes substantially the following:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on
behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2. 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.
3. 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 service provider to locate the material. In
this regard please provide URLs when you identify the location of the
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to
contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number,
and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining
party may be contacted.
5. A statement that the complaining party has 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.
6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate,
and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized
to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly
Written notice should be sent to deviantART's designated agent as follows:
attn. Daniel Sowers Jr
7095 Hollywood Blvd #788
Hollywood, CA 90028
Under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who knowingly
materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be
subject to liability. Consult your legal counsel or see Section
512(c)(3) of 17 U.S.C. to clarify or confirm the requirements of the
If you want to send deviantART a counter notice, please contact us by email at email@example.com
for assistance and instructions.
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 consult the deviantART Terms of Service and deviantART's
Etiquette Policy in which we explain that you may be removed from the
site if you are a repeat infringer or if you violate deviantART's policies.