Sample Copyright Infringement Settlement Agreement

This document can be used to deal with the unauthorized use, infringement and copyright of the owner of the intellectual property (artistic works). Settlement agreement between the beneficial owner of the copyright in the original artistic works and the party who allegedly infringed copyright and/or disclosed the copyrighted works in the event of unauthorized use. We have gathered evidence that you have infringed the copyrights of record companies. We attach to this letter a sample of the sound recordings you have distributed via the Peer topeer LimeWire (LimeWire) network. In total, you were found when you distributed 345 audio files, a significant number of which are sound recordings controlled by record companies. The owner complained and threatened to sue the alleged party for copyright infringement and/or disclosure and avoid litigation, and the alleged party agreed to resolve the complaints in this agreement. The alleged party recognizes the owner as the owner of the copyright and admits that his conduct constitutes infringement. The alleged party undertakes to stop handling the infringing works and to take immediate steps to remove or destroy the infringing works. The settlement agreement document can be useful in formally recognizing the owner as the owner of the copyrighted works. If a settlement agreement is to be concluded between the beneficial owner of the copyright in the original artistic works and the party who allegedly infringed the copyright, this model settlement agreement may be used.

We have asked your ISP to forward this letter to you before filing a lawsuit against you in federal court for copyright infringement. We represent a number of major record labels, including EMI Recorded Music, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, as well as all their subsidiaries and affiliates (“Record Companies”), in copyright infringement lawsuits against individuals who have illegally uploaded and downloaded sound recordings on peer-to-peer networks. BMG MusicLitMy own worst enemyA place in the sun 264-272 UMG Recordings, Inc. 3 doors down KryptoniteThe better life 277-407 We are not your lawyers, and we do not give you legal advice. We invite you to immediately contact a lawyer to advise you on your rights and obligations. Warner Bros. Records Inc. Red Hot ChiliPeppersOther Side Californication 174-922 The reason we send you this letter before filing the lawsuit is to give you the opportunity to settle these claims as soon as possible. If you contact us within the next twenty (20) calendar days, we offer to settle the claims in a significantly reduced amount compared to what we propose to settle them after the claim has been filed or compared to the amount of judgment that a court may render against you.

If you would like to resolve this issue now, please contact our Policy Information Line at __www.p2plawsuits.com_ Elektra Entertainment Group Inc. Third Eye BlindJumperThird Eye Blind 188-673 This is a serious question and if you have any questions, we strongly recommend that you contact us to ask these questions. If you would like more information about downloading/sharing music files and peer-to-peer networks, please see www.p2plawsuits.com. UMG Recordings, Inc. Tom PettyAmerican GirlLong After Dark 50-037 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENTTrainMeet Virginia Train 298-334 IF WE DO NOT HEAR FROM YOU WITHIN TWENTY (20) CALENDAR DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS LETTER, WE WILL SUE YOU IN FEDERAL COURT. SUBJECT: NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT ID#__ SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENTMichael Jackson Billie Jean Thriller 41-965 IP Address: _____ 2007-02-07 ______ ESTCASE ID#______________P2P Network: LimeWire (LimeWire)Total Audio Files: 345 UMG Recordings, Inc. SemisonicClosing TimeFeeling Strange Fine 251-980 When deciding to settle this matter, you must consider the following: Interscope Records Limp BizkitFaith Three Dollar Bill, Y`all$ 238-798. . . .

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