If you follow these steps you should beat copyright claims on YouTube every time.
Follow these principles and it's unlikely that you'll ever run into legal trouble with YouTube.
There are legal concepts that YouTube creators must understand to grow a profitable channel and business. In this episode we discuss copyright, fair use, business classifications, trademarks, and more.
It's tempting to download videos from YouTube to either watch later or to use as a part of your own video projects, but doing so does introduce some legal issues you need to consider. If you want to download YouTube videos legally to watch later, using YouTube Red is the best way to go.
Youtube has made changes on how it handles Content ID and Fair Use.