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Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent:
Peter G. McHugh, Esq.
Compliance Officer & Deputy General Counsel
Biotechnology Industry Organization
1201 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20024
Tele: (202) 962-9200
Fax: (202) 488-6301
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Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;