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We are pleased to accept writing samples from writers for consideration for possible talent agent representation through our submissions form. As between META Talent Agency and you, you own all rights, title and interest in and to the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents and all other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world associated with any writing sample you submit through our website’s submission form.
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe your copyright has been infringed, you may provide us with notice, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
We may give notice to our users that we have received a notice of infringement by means of a general notice on our site, electronic mail to a user’s e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user’s physical address in our records. If you receive such a notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
We have a policy of terminating access to our Script Submission Services of any user who repeatedly infringes the proprietary rights of any third party.