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Music Modernization Act Implementing Regulations for the Blanket License for Digital Uses and Mechanical Licensing Collective
The U.S. Copyright Office is issuing a notification of inquiry regarding the Musical Works Modernization Act, title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act. Title I establishes a blanket compulsory license, which digital music providers may obtain to make and deliver digital phonorecords of musical works. The blanket...
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding to determine the distribution of digital audio recording technology royalty fees in the 2014 Sound Recordings Fund. The Judges also announce the date by which a party who wishes to participate in this proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying...
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2018 statements of account submitted by Sirius XM Radio Inc.'s Commercial Webcaster service, Preexisting Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service, New Subscription Service, and Business Establishment Service concerning royalty payments they made pursuant to two...
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion of Allocation Phase claimants for partial distribution of 2016 and 2017 satellite royalty funds.
Pursuant to title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, and following a solicitation of proposals and public comment on those proposals, the Register is designating the entities who will perform certain functions relating to the compulsory license for digital music providers to make and distribute digital phonorecord...
Copyright Royalty Board Regulations Regarding Procedures for Determination and Allocation of Assessment To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective and Other Amendments Required by the Hatch-Goodlatte Music Modernization Act
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) adopt regulations governing proceedings to determine the reasonableness of, and allocate responsibility to fund, the operating budget of the Mechanical Licensing Collective authorized by the Music Modernization Act (MMA). The Judges also adopt proposed amendments to extant rules as required by the MMA.
Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding to determine the initial administrative assessment that digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees must pay to fund the operations of the Mechanical Licensing Collective. The Judges also set the date by which the Mechanical Licensing Collective and...
As part of its ongoing fee study, the Copyright Office proposes limited revisions to its previously proposed fee schedule relating to document recordation and new prospective group registration options. The proposed modifications would adjust the fee structure for document recordation from a fee formula based on the number of titles to a formula...
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce their final determination of the distribution of 2007 DART royalties in the Featured Artists Subfund of the Sound Recordings Fund.
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2018 statements of account submitted by commercial webcaster TuneIn, Inc. concerning royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory licenses.