Intellectual Property Infringement Notification
Genuine Parts Company and the National Automotive Parts Association ("NAPA") are committed to complying with U.S. intellectual property laws and responding to claims of copyright or other infringement. From time to time NAPA web sites or social media platforms may provide an opportunity for others to post content on our pages. NAPA is not responsible for content posted on its site by others but, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, NAPA will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions as set forth herein.
Notice of claims of intellectual property infringement should be sent to the Genuine Parts Company Legal Department. Notification must be submitted in the manner described below:
By Mail: Legal Department, Genuine Parts Company, 2999 Circle 75 Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
By Email: [email protected]
You must provide all of the following information when providing notice of intellectual property infringement:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner alleging infringement;
- Identification of the intellectual property claimed to have been infringed;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity, and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, as well as information reasonably sufficient to permit NAPA to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit NAPA to contact the intellectual property owner, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
- 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; and
- 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.
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).
CAUTION, 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 attorney's fees.