Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 206

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December 4, 2018
Issue 206

Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Public Version of Final Determination of Rates in Phonorecords III Proceeding

On November 30, the Copyright Royalty Judges issued the public version of the final determination of royalty rates and terms to apply from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2022, to license the copyrights of songwriters and publishers in musical works made and distributed as physical phonrecords, digital downloads, digital streams, and other configurations described in part 385 of 37 CFR.

The public version is available here. 



December 10, 2018: Comments and proposals due regarding notice of inquiry regarding modifications and amendments to CRB regulations following enactment of the Music Modernization Act (83 FR 55334).

December 10, 2018: Comments and proposals due regarding whether controversies exist among claimants relating to distribution of the cable and satellite television retransmission royalty funds deposited with the U.S. Copyright Office for royalty years 2014 through 2017 (83 FR 56106).