Copyright is an important topic for the YouTube community. Below, you can find out how to manage your rights on YouTube and learn more about respecting the rights of others.
The easiest way to notify YouTube of alleged copyright infringement is via our webform.
If you believe that your video was removed by mistake, you can submit a counter notification webform.
Do you have a copyright strike? Learn why, and find out the best way to resolve it.
YouTube honours cancellations of copyright claims from the party that originally submitted them.
If you receive a Content ID claim that you believe is invalid, you can dispute that claim.
View your copyright and Community Guidelines status.
Take a look at what's protected by copyright and how copyright is different from other forms of intellectual property.
Take a look at how some copyright-protected material is detected on YouTube, and what you can do if you receive a claim.
Explore the ins and outs of a tool used by content owners to identify and claim their content in YouTube videos.
Read up on the law and conditions that allow for the use of excerpts from copyrighted material.
Learn about a special type of licence that allows content to be reused (with certain requirements).