DMCA Policy

S. Chapman Designs – DMCA Policy

At S. Chapman Designs (“www.schapmandesigns.com,” “us,” or “we”), we are dedicated to upholding U.S. copyright law and addressing claims of copyright infringement. Our commitment extends to promptly processing and investigating notices of alleged infringement, taking appropriate actions as outlined below. Customers of www.schapmandesigns.com are accountable for the content they upload to our servers.

Intellectual Property Infringement Notification Process:

If you believe there has been an infringement of intellectual property, please send a notification to our mailing address via certified mail:

S. Chapman Designs
Att: Joyce Ponton
Re: DMCA Complaints
1788 Goldie Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Required Information for Intellectual Property Infringement Notice:

Please include the following details in your notice:

  1. Name of Company:
  2. Contact Information: Include your email address.
  3. List of Trademark(s) and/or Copyrights at Issue:
    • Provide registration numbers at the USPTO and/or file number at The Library of Congress.
  4. Identity of the Advertisement(s) at Issue:
    • Indicate the URL stated on the bottom line of the ad.
  5. Include the Following Statements:
    • “I have a good faith belief that use of the trademarks described above with the advertisements described above is not authorized by the trademark owner or its agent, nor is such use otherwise permissible under law.”
    • “I represent that the information in this notification is true and correct and that I am authorized to act on behalf of the trademark owner.”
  6. Your Signature:

For a comprehensive understanding of the information required for valid notification under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), please refer to 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).

It is important to note that under the DMCA, individuals making misrepresentations concerning copyright infringement may be held liable for damages resulting from the removal or blocking of the material, including court costs and attorney fees. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(2), the individual who posted the materials may submit a counter-notification if they believe the removal was a mistake or misidentification. Upon receiving a valid counter-notification, if we decide to restore access to the materials, we will notify you that access will be reinstated within ten (10) business days.

For further details and clarifications, please refer to the DMCA and its provisions at 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).