Copyright Infringement Policy

Procedure for Making a Claim

Public.Resource.Org respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on an Public.Resource.Org web site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send a notice to our Copyright Agent providing the following information:

  1. The electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located, such as the URL where it is posted;
  4. Your name, address, telephone number and email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Public.Resource.Org's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail:
Carl Malamud, President
Public.Resource.Org, Inc.
1005 Gravenstein Hwy. N
Sebastopol, CA 95472
By fax:
(707) 829-0104
By email:

Please note: This contact information is provided under notice requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and is solely for reporting copyright infringement.