37 CFR 385.2 - Definitions.

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§ 385.2 Definitions.
For purposes of this subpart, the following definitions apply:
Copyright owners are nondramatic musical work copyright owners who are entitled to royalty payments made under this subpart pursuant to the compulsory license under 17 U.S.C. 115.
Digital phonorecord delivery means a digital phonorecord delivery as defined in 17 U.S.C. 115(d).
Licensee is a person or entity that has obtained a compulsory license under 17 U.S.C. 115, and the implementing regulations, to make and distribute phonorecords of a nondramatic musical work, including by means of a digital phonorecord delivery.
Permanent digital download means a digital phonorecord delivery that is distributed in the form of a download that may be retained and played on a permanent basis.
Ringtone means a phonorecord of a partial musical work distributed as a digital phonorecord delivery in a format to be made resident on a telecommunications device for use to announce the reception of an incoming telephone call or other communication or message or to alert the receiver to the fact that there is a communication or message.

Title 37 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2013-12-20; vol. 78 # 245 - Friday, December 20, 2013
    1. 78 FR 76987 - Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
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      LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Copyright Royalty Board
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      Effective: January 1, 2014.
      37 CFR Part 385

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Title 37 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR 385 after this date.

  • 2013-12-20; vol. 78 # 245 - Friday, December 20, 2013
    1. 78 FR 76987 - Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Copyright Royalty Board
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      Effective: January 1, 2014.
      37 CFR Part 385