Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA")
The Merrill Bartlett Group respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same. Per the DMCA, The Merrill Bartlett Group will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted to The Merrill Bartlett Group’s Copyright Agent as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, The Merrill Bartlett Group will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials.
If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by The Merrill Bartlett Group or by a third party who has uploaded materials to the Site, please provide the following information to The Merrill Bartlett Group’s designated Copyright Agent listed below:
a. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
b. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
c. An address, telephone number, and e-mail address where The Merrill Bartlett Group can contact you and, if different, an e-mail address where the alleged infringing party, if not The Merrill Bartlett Group, can contact you;
d. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
e. A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf;
f. Your electronic or physical signature.
The Merrill Bartlett Group may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. In the event The Merrill Bartlett Group removes the allegedly infringing materials, The Merrill Bartlett Group will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that The Merrill Bartlett Group removed or disabled access to the materials. The Merrill Bartlett Group may also provide the responsible person with your e-mail address so that the person may respond to your allegations.
The Merrill Bartlett Group reserves the right to terminate, limit or suspend any user's access to the Site in the event of repeated infringing activity. If you believe that a user of this Site is a repeat infringer, please follow the above instructions to contact The Merrill Bartlett Group’s Copyright Agent. Please include sufficient information to assist NAR in determining that the user repeatedly engaged in infringing activity.
The Merrill Bartlett Group’s registered a designated agent with the Copyright Office pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(c). The Merrill Bartlett Group's designated Copyright Agent is:
Lynne Bartlett Merrill
153 Main Street, PO Box 727
Kingston, NH 03848