Intellectual Property Infringement Notification

Intellectual Property Infringement Notification Process

Tyson Foods, Inc. (“Tyson”) is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others, complying with intellectual property laws, and responding to claims of infringement. Tyson will promptly process and investigate complete notices of claimed infringement and determine the appropriate action to take.

 

Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement

Notifications of claims of copyright infringement must be sent to the following Designated Agent in the manner described below:


Designated Agent: Alissa Digman

 

By Mail:                  2200 Don Tyson Parkway

                               CP 004

                               Springdale, AR 72762

 

By Email:               alissa.digman@tyson.com

 

When providing written notice of claimed copyright infringement, you must provide all of the following:

  • Subject Line that says “DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice;”
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity, as well as information reasonably sufficient to permit Tyson to locate the material, such as a URL where it is posted;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or law;
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner; and
  • A physical or electronic signature of the intellectual property owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner.

For more details on the information required for valid notification of copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).

You should be aware that, under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, claimants who make misrepresentations concerning copyright infringement may be liable for damages incurred as a result of the removal or blocking of the material, court costs, and attorneys’ fees.

 

Reporting Other Claims of Intellectual Property Infringement

Notifications of claims of intellectual property infringement, other than copyrights, must be sent to the Designated Agent as set forth in Section 1. 

When providing written notice of claimed intellectual property infringement, other than copyright, you must provide all of the following:

  • Subject Line that says "Intellectual Property Infringement Notice;"
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • Identification of the intellectual property claimed to be infringed and a copy of the corresponding USPTO application or registration, as appropriate;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity, as well as information reasonably sufficient to permit Tyson to locate the material, such as a URL where it is posted;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or law;
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner; and
  • A physical or electronic signature of the intellectual property owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner.