37 CFR 262.1 - General.

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§ 262.1 General.

(a)Scope. This part 262 establishes rates and terms of royalty payments for the public performance of sound recordings in certain digital transmissions by certain Licensees in accordance with the provisions of 17 U.S.C. 114, and the making of Ephemeral Recordings by certain Licensees in accordance with the provisions of 17 U.S.C. 112(e), during the period 2003-2004 and in the case of Subscription Services 1998-2004 (the “License Period”).

(b)Legal compliance. Licensees relying upon the statutory licenses set forth in 17 U.S.C. 112 and 114 shall comply with the requirements of those sections, the rates and terms of this part and any other applicable regulations.

(c)Relationship to voluntary agreements. Notwithstanding the royalty rates and terms established in this part, the rates and terms of any license agreements entered into by Copyright Owners and services shall apply in lieu of the rates and terms of this part to transmissions within the scope of such agreements.

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Title 37 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR Part 262 after this date.

  • 2017-02-06; vol. 82 # 23 - Monday, February 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 9354 - Copyright Office Technical Amendments
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      LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Copyright Office
      Final rule.
      Effective March 8, 2017.
      37 CFR Parts 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 210, 211, 212, 253, 254, 255, 256, 258, 260, 261, 262, 263, and 270