37 CFR 260.7 - Unknown copyright owners.

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§ 260.7 Unknown copyright owners.

If the designated collecting agent is unable to identify or locate a copyright owner who is entitled to receive a royalty payment under this part, the collecting agent shall retain the required payment in a segregated trust account for a period of three years from the date of payment. No claim to such payment shall be valid after the expiration of the three-year period. After the expiration of this period, the collecting agent may use the unclaimed funds to offset any costs deductible under 17 U.S.C. 114(g)(3).

[ 63 FR 25413, May 8, 1998, as amended at 64 FR 36576, July 7, 1999; 68 FR 36470, June 18, 2003; 68 FR 39841, July 3, 2003; 68 FR 57815, Oct. 7, 2003]

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