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(PUBLIC LAW 105-304)
CORPORATE POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCEIn accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, *BarnesCOPYRIGHT & Noble Booksellers, Inc. ("Barnes & Noble") and its affiliates, have adopted the following policy toward copyright infringements on Barnes & Noble websites (the "Barnes & Noble Website"): "Barnes & Noble will block access to and/or remove any material that it believes in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and submitted to our site." This policy shall cover all aspects of any Barnes & Noble Website, including but not limited,,, and for Reporting Copyright Infringements:
Submit a formal Notice of Copyright Infringement containing the following information:TRADEMARKS

	 Identification	Barnes & Noble respects the rights of what is being infringed 
	 Whereothers and we expect our users to do the infringements are located 
	 Who is complaining 
	 How he or she may be contacted 
	 A statementsame. Barnes & Noble prohibits the infringement of good faith belief that the material is infringing 
	 A statement made under threatcopyrights of perjury that the information provided is accurateothers, and the complaintit is authorized byalso our policy that we terminate the copyright holderaccess privileges of repeat offenders. 

SEND THE NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT TO THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AGENT FOR BARNES	If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that any content residing on or accessible through the Barnes & NOBLE Site infringes a copyright which you own or for which you are a designated agent, please send a notice of infringement, consistent with the requirements of the “Safe Harbor” Provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), by fax, email, or regular mail to Barnes & Noble's designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement by one of the following means:

	Copyright Agent
 Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc., Legal DepartmentInc.
122 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
 Tel: (212) 633-3300

Fax: (212) 463-5683

	 The infringing material or site will be blocked. 
	 The infringing user will then be immediately notified of	and with the situation. 
	 Ininformation that sets forth the case of first-time offenders, the infringing material will be removed. 
	 To the extent possible, repeat offenders will be removed permanently from the system. items specified below (see 17 U.S.C. § 512):

THE USER MAY SUPPLY A COUNTERNOTICE WHICH MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:	 Identify the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, provide a representative list of such works.
	 Identify the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. Include information reasonably sufficient to permit Barnes & Noble to locate the material. Please provide a URL and screenshots for each item. Include the specific asset(s) or page(s) that you claim to be infringing. Say "entire work" ONLY if all assets/pages in a collection/document are infringing.
	 Include details of your claim to the material, or your relationship to the material's copyright holder.
	 Provide your full name, address, and telephone number should we need to clarify your claim.
	 Provide a working e-mail address where we can contact you to confirm your claim.
	 If true, include the following statement: "I 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."
	 If true, include the following statement: "The information in the notification is accurate, and I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I am, or am authorized to act on behalf of, the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
	 Sign the document, physically or electronically.

	 A statement that the user has a good faith belief that the removal was a result of a misidentification on our part 
	 A complete listing of the user's contact information 
	 A consent to jurisdiction in Federal CourtTRADEMARKS 

If this counternotice is received by the Copyright Agent for a Barnes & Noble Website, a copy of the counternotice will be sent to the original complaining party.The user's material and access will be restored in 10 to 14 days unless the Copyright Agent for the applicable Barnes & Noble Website is informed that a lawsuit has been filed over the infringing material. TRADEMARKS 

 Click here to see a non-exhaustive list of Barnes & Noble trademarks. All graphics, logos, page headers, icons, feature and service names included in or made available through Barnes & Noble are trademarks, servicemarks, or other intellectual property of Barnes & Noble. Such trademarks and other intellectual property may not be used in any manner that is not authorized by law or expressly by Barnes & Noble in writing, or in any manner likely to cause confusion, or that disparages or discredits Barnes & Noble. All other trademarks not owned by Barnes & Noble that appear on its websites are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

 *Digital Millennium Copyright Act can be viewed at — to view this file, simply download the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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